High-speed Services Added to Schedule
High-speed services connecting the Yangtze River Delta Region (composed of three major areas: the Municipality of Shanghai, Zhejiang Province, and Jiangsu Province) and the northeast China will open on December 28, 2013 reducing the travel time from Shanghai to Harbin, the farthest provincial capital city in northeast China, to around 13 hours, about 9 hours less than now.
High-speed trains will run between Shanghai's Hongqiao Station and big cities in the northeast: Harbin, Changchun, Shenyang and Dalian, according to Shanghai Railway Bureau, and also between Ningbo, Zhejiang province, and Shenyang.
All of the trains will set off in the morning and run during the daytime.
High-speed trains will also start their maiden trips between Shenzhen, Guangdong province, and Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Wenzhou. It will take around 10 hours to travel from Shanghai to Shenzhen.
Altogether, 68 train services will operate on the new schedule.
- News from China Daily
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