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East Rail Line users stung by new luggage limits - A380Lover - 08 February 2013

East Rail Line users stung by new luggage limits

From: South China Morning Post
By: Stuart Lau
Date: 05/02/13

Luggage limits on the East Rail Line, designed to deter parallel-goods traders, caused problems for regular travellers yesterday.

With the weight limit slashed from 32kg to 23kg, airport and mainland-bound travellers and couriers carrying goods within the city for local companies were caught in the net to restrict parallel-goods trading.

Meanwhile, the security chief said 600 suspected parallel-goods traders from Shenzhen had been turned back at the border as part of the effort to curb the trade and ease a shortage of infant milk formula.

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