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Wuhan-Shenzhen high-speed rail starts operation

04-01-2012 16:33 BJT

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The high speed rail between Wuhan and Shenzhen has officially started operation.

The new Wuhan-Shenzhen line connects Wuhan to Guangzhou and Guangzhou to Shenzhen. Train speed is 300 kilometers an hour. The entire trip takes only 4 hours and 13 minutes.

Service frequency is decided by weekday, weekend and travel peaks. Wuhan is at the center of China's high speed rail network. It's becoming increasingly important as a passenger transport hub.

Yang Tao, deputy director of Passenger Transport Dept., Wuhan Railway, said, "Now it takes four hours on average to travel from the Wuhan hub to most of the big cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Chengdu and now Shenzhen. It benefits the economy, transportation and tourism of Wuhan, as well as the entire province of Hubei."

The high speed rail between Wuhan and Shenzhen has officially started operation, April 1st.

The high speed rail between Wuhan and Shenzhen has officially started operation, April 1st.


Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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