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Passenger Terminal

Passenger Terminal

The morning passenger train has just arrived at Pingdingshan mine railroad station and people are carrying their New Year's shopping bags home while the steamer in charge is shunting away in the background.

@ Javier:
I am not sure who is "you". I am from Austria, not China...

Apart from that: just a few hours after taking this picture I rode a Shinkansen at up to 200 kph from Zhengzhou (some 150 km from Pingdingshan) to Beijing.
Here are two photos just taken 4 hours apart:

China simply is the country of contrasts where modern and old worlds collide constantly.

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