Unused train tickets, except those for bullet trains, will become invalid after the designated departure time. This is a new rule that has just come into effect.
Many passengers are not happy. Previously, late passengers could exchange tickets for other trains up to two hours after departure time.
Under the new rules, passengers wanting to exchange their tickets will have to do so before departure time.
News about the national railway authorities’ latest move attracted more than 10,000 comments on Sina.com, one of
English.EastDay.com reports the new rules also stipulate that bullet train passengers can’t have luggage weighing more than