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Snake year rush

, February 5, 2013

A family arrives at Beijing West Railway Station on February 5. According to an official with the Ministry of Railways, railway authorities arranged 358 more passenger trains to start handling the estimated 5.2 million daily trips over the next 40-day travel rush period due to the Spring Festival, Xinhua News Agency reported. The Lunar New Year begins on February 10 and marks the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac. Reuters/Jason Lee




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