The Spring Festival travel rush, also known as Chunyun, starts from Friday. A record 8.5 million trips were reportedly made on the first day. Clockwise from topleft: Thousands of travelers are waiting to board on trains to return home in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei Province. A child dressed as a spiderman is ready to go home with his parents at Guangzhou railway station in South China’s Guangdong Province. A man kisses his girlfriend to say goodbye at the Beijing railway station. A couple take their child home by train from Beijing to Chongqing. Passengers squeezed at the passageway between the carriages.