All staffs in Guangzhou Railway Group remember the Spring Festival travel in 2008. Provinces in Southern China was hardest hit by a series storms. Heavy snow damaged the railway from Beijing to Guangzhou. More than one million people were left stranded at several railway stations across Guangdong and Hunan provinces. Finally, the reuse of “Dongfeng” series diesel locomotive pulled them through.
In 2015, China railway high speed trains play an important role in railway transportation. Qingfengting was a electric locomotive driver at that time, and he was trapped in storms, but now he is a high speed train driver. In order to make this historical event being remembered, we republished the article written by Qingfengting as a train driver at that time about what he had seen and heard.