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There are not many passengers queue up in front of the ticket window Plentiful train tickets to popular destinations are left
Train tickets for the first day of Spring Festival travel to be sold from January 5th at railway stations
source: Shenyang Daily   2018-01-06 11:02

From January 5, Shenyang residents can purchase the train tickets for the first day of Spring Festival travel at ticket windows of all railway stations and railway ticket agencies.Reporter saw at Shenyang Railway Station and Shenyang North Railway Station that the number of passengers are almost the same with that on weekends. Anyway, affected by the heavy snow in the southern part of China, more passengers came to refund the tickets than usual.

At 10:00, January 5, reporter came to Shenyang North Railway Station. 26 ticket windows were opened up that day. 56 ticket vending machines were all put into use.At the ticket hall, there were not many passengers waiting in front of the ticket window. Comparatively long queues were made up in front of the refund and alternation windows.

"Though passengers can buy the train tickets for the first day of Spring Festival holiday, the peak for ticket purchasing has not come yet. Passenger flow is almost the same with that at weekends. Anyway, affected by the heavy snow in the south, some of the trains to the southern part of China were postponed or suspended. Passengers who refund or alternate their tickets are a little more than usual." A working staff of Shenyang North Railway Station told the reporter.

Then the reporter went to Shenyang Railway Station. All 29 ticket windows and 76 ticket vending machines were put into use. Passenger flow is almost the same with that on weekends.Working staffs of Shenyang Railway Station said:"At present, tickets to Beijing, Shanghai and Dalian for the first day of Spring Festival travel (February 1) are still plentiful. Tickets to Changchun and Haerbin are a little hard to get. Tickets of half of the high-speed rail are sold out."

The working staff of the railway station told the reporter that the pre-sale period online and by phone for train tickets of Spring Festival travel is 30 days. The pre-sales period at ticket windows, railway ticket agencies and ticket vending machines is 28 days."The passengers who do not know how to purchase train tickets online should ask their relatives and friends to buy tickets online or go to the ticket windows or railway ticket agencies to buy ticket as soon as the schedule is made."

Reporter Di Xueying

Editor: zfw05