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15 July 2015

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Wuhan-Guangzhou Passenger Dedicated Line

The Wuhan-Guangzhou passenger dedicated line, as the corridor of high-speed railways, has brought the cities and even Taiwan and mainland closer.

 

The construction work started from Jun. 23, 2005. On Dec. 9, 2009, the railway made its trial operation with a complete success and was officially put into operation on Dec. 26. The Wuhan-Guangzhou high-speed trains run at a designed speed of 350 km per hour and reached a maximum speed of 394 km per hour in the trial run, ranking the top in the world. The high-speed passenger-dedicated Wuhan-Guangzhou railway, as the south section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway, spans over Hubei, Hunan and Guangdong provinces. The ticket prices from Wuhan to Guangzhou are divided into three classes, ranging from 490 yuan (72 U.S. dollars) to 780 yuan (114 U.S. dollars).

 

 

The line earned its name on the list of the World Record Association of China as the line of its kind with the longest mileage, the highest technical standard, the biggest investment, and the highest ticket price in China, boasting several tops of China and the world.

 

The Wuhan-Guangzhou line Hunan section spans 518 km in length, with eight stations located in the province, namely, the Yueyang East Railway Station, the Miluo East Railway Station, the Changsha South Railway Station, the Zhuzhou West Railway Station, the Hengshan West Railway Station, the Hengyang East Railway Station, the Leiyang West Railway Station, and the Chenzhou West Railway Station.

 

Please read more about the special coverage of Wuhan-Guangzhou Passenger Dedicated Line at

http://www.enghunan.gov.cn/SP/WuGuang/index.html