China on the move for New Year
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Chinese Lunar New Year: The billions of journeys

Hundreds of millions of people are expected to be on the move this week as China gets ready for one of the biggest celebrations in the world.

Chinese New Year, which this year falls on Saturday 28 January, sees people from across the country head home or, increasingly, abroad to mark the occasion.

There will be 2.5bn road journeys, and millions more will make trips by air or rail so they can welcome in the Year of the Rooster with their loved ones.

  • 23 Jan 2017