They become giant trash receptacles. On January 22, miserable staff cleaned these heaps of garbage left by passengers on the L426 train from Shenzhen to Zhengzhou, Henan province.
After 20 hours of train operation, passengers gradually filed off and left these mountains of trash in their wake.
It was enough to fill ten giant trash bags.
The Ministry of Transportation estimated that 3.62 billion trips will be made throughout Chunyun, the 40-day period around Spring Festival. That’s alotta instant noodle containers.
By Isabel Quan