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27 Dec 2018 | 02:20 AM UTC

China: New high-speed railway line in Yangtze River Delta zone Dec. 25

China News Alert

High-speed rail service inaugurated between Huangshan and Hangzhou December 25

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/26/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/28/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Shanghai). COUNTRY/REGION China

Event

The China Railway Corporation opened a new high-speed railway in the Yangtze River Delta economic zone on Tuesday, December 25. The train will operate ten stations along a 265 km (164 mi) route linking Huangshan (Anhui province) to Hangzhou (Zhejiang province). According to officials, the rail line was built to provide better access to tourist sites previously accessible primarily by bus lines.

Advice

As a reminder, foreign citizens traveling by rail in China are required to provide a passport to purchase a ticket and to board the train. Individuals are advised to remain vigilant for petty theft when traveling, particularly on overnight trains.

 

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