The Chinese New Year is regarded as the most important holiday by Chinese people. It is a good time for family reunions and visiting relatives and friends. There is always a short period of collective hectic traveling before the Chinese New Year in many large Chinese cities as everyone returns to their hometown for the holiday.
Right before the New Year, train stations across the nation are crowded with ticket buyers and travelers. Dispute the long waits; travelers are excited and are longing to reunite with their family and friends in their hometown.