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Chinese railway station installs massage chairs in waiting area

PUBLISHED : Monday, 04 December, 2017, 12:45pm
UPDATED : Monday, 04 December, 2017, 3:15pm

A train station in northeast China has swapped its waiting room seats for electronic massage chairs, Chinese media reported.

Dalian North Station in Liaoning province is the first railway station in the country to install the massage chairs for its customers, according to the reports.

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The service was introduced on Sunday and customers scan a QR code with their mobile phones to pay for the chairs online, Liaoshen Evening News reported.

Pictures posted on the internet showed customers using the red, sky blue and orange seats.

No details were given of how much customers were charged for turning the seats on.