The Hangzhoudong Railway Station in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, witnessed a surge in passenger traffic on Jan 20 as local universities went on winter break.
A substantial number of students were seen returning home or going on trips, increasing passenger traffic. Additionally, many travelers chose to leave ahead of the official Spring Festival travel rush, which starts on Jan 26 this year, contributing to the emergence of a peak travel period at the railway station.
Hangzhou East Railway Station is a key transportation hub in the region, and the surge in passengers shows a proactive approach among travelers in managing their holiday travels. As the Spring Festival approaches, transportation authorities and railway stations are gearing up to handle the expected spike in travel demand, ensuring a smooth and efficient travel experience for everyone during this festive period.