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New anti-forgery train tickets on sale in China

2009-12-14 09:59 BJT

BEIJING, Dec. 14 -- The Ministry of Railways has started selling new train tickets from December 10, 2009.

A two-dimensional barcode will replace the current one on train tickets in order to crack down fake tickets. Photo taken on Dec. 9, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)
A two-dimensional barcode will replace the current one on train 
tickets in order to crack down fake tickets. Photo taken on Dec. 9,
2009. (Xinhua Photo)

The new ones are updated with improved anti-forgery technology to crack down on counterfeit tickets for the coming Spring Festival transportation peak period.

Old versions of the tickets can be used until the end of December.

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