Passengers wait to board their buses at a long-distance bus ...
Jan 4th, 2012
(Reuters) - Passengers wait to board their buses at a long-distance bus station in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province January 3, 2012. About 2.89 billion passenger trips are expected to occur over roads and waterways during this year's Spring Festival travel rush, which starts on January 8, an official with the Ministry of Transport said on December 22, Xinhua News Agency reported. Picture taken January 3, 2012. REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA - Tags: TRANSPORT) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA -
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