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China's New Year travel rush under way

(Xinhua)    10:28, February 04, 2015
Train K5612 prepares to leave Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, for Fuyang of east China's Anhui Province, Feb. 4, 2015. The 40-day travel frenzy known as "chunyun", the hectic period through the Chinese lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 19 this year, began on Feb. 4 and will last until March 16. Train 5612 is the first chunyun train from Hangzhou. (Xinhua/Han Chuanhao)

BEIJING, Feb. 4 -- The world's most populous country on Wednesday kicked off its largest seasonal travel rush, when it is expected to see some 2.8 billion trips on road, 3.4 percent higher than that of last year during the 40-day Lunar New Year travel.


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