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A new high-speed train between Shanghai and Nanjing welcomes its first passengers today. The new rail service promises quicker connections between 21 cities in the area.
The high-speed train operates between Shanghai Hongqiao station and Nanjing station. The new service stops at 21 cities in its 70 minute, 300 kilometer trip. It's also more convenient for regular commuters, with around 8 trains operating every hour.