Railway police intern loses legs saving suicide train jumper

| July 15th, 2012

From nddaily:

In the afternoon of July 9th, a man jumped off the platform in Changli railway station, in Hebei to commit suicide, and Li Yabo, the 20-year old railway police Intern, went to save him. Both of them were hit by the train. The suicide fell into a deep coma while Li Yabo had to have leg amputation, because his legs were badly mutilated when his colleagues dragged him out from under the train.

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Mainland visitors eating on Hong Kong train causes huge fight

| January 21st, 2012

Recently, a dispute between Mainland visitors and Hong Kong residents caused by Mainland visitors eating on a Hong Kong MTR train was captured on video.  Video was then viewed extensively on the Internet and caused heated discussions amongst Hong Kong and Mainland netizens.

This video captured the incident happened on January 15, 2012, on a Hong Kong MTR (Mass Transit Railway) East Rail line train departing from Hung Hom, Hong Kong to Luohu, Shenzhen, Guangdong.  Carrying their luggage, eight Mainland visitors […]Read more…

Shanghai to Chengdu bullet train luxury sleeper

| December 30th, 2010

(Netease) Starting on January 11, 2011, bullet trains with sleepers will be put into operation between Shanghai and Chongqing as well as between Shanghai and Chengdu. It is the most advanced soft sleeper cars presently used in China. Every soft sleeper is equipped with independent video system and the luxury soft sleepers even have small meeting rooms. Tickets have been for sale at the Chengdu Railway Station since December 23, 2010. From Chengdu to Shanghai the highest ticket for one […]Read more…

“Desire to go home, difficult to get a ticket”, Chinese Spring Festival travel season

| February 4th, 2010

From Tianya:

The annual Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) travel season officially began on January 30. According to the information disclosed by the Ministry of Railways 2010 Spring Festival travel season is from January 30 to March 10, about 40 days, 15 days before the New Year, and 25 days after the New Year. According to an authoritative forecast, Spring Festival travel season this year expects 2.5 billion passengers.

 

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