Passengers wait to board a train at a railway station during the Chinese Lunar New Year travel rush, in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Reuters Passengers wait to board a train at a railway station during the Chinese Lunar New Year travel rush, in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Reuters
Passengers wait to board a train at a railway station during the Chinese Lunar New Year travel rush, in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Reuters

In pictures: record numbers of Chinese make rail journeys back to work after Lunar New Year holiday

Heavy snow and ice closed highways and airport runways, prompting an increased number of rail passengers

Passengers wait to board a train at a railway station during the Chinese Lunar New Year travel rush, in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Reuters Passengers wait to board a train at a railway station during the Chinese Lunar New Year travel rush, in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Reuters
Passengers wait to board a train at a railway station during the Chinese Lunar New Year travel rush, in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Reuters
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