Travellers at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station on Friday, ahead of the National Day “golden week” holiday. Photo: Bloomberg
Travellers at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station on Friday, ahead of the National Day “golden week” holiday. Photo: Bloomberg

Travel just a memory for Chinese staying home for the National Day holiday

  • This year’s October ‘golden week’ is likely to lose its lustre, with the number of train trips expected to be the lowest since the pandemic began
  • Covid-19 controls have been tightened ahead of the break and the party congress in Beijing, and people have been urged not to leave their cities

Travellers at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station on Friday, ahead of the National Day “golden week” holiday. Photo: Bloomberg
Travellers at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station on Friday, ahead of the National Day “golden week” holiday. Photo: Bloomberg
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