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Wuhan-Guangzhou High-Speed Railway

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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. It starts from the Wuhan New Railway Station in Wuhan city, capital of central China's Hubei Province, and ends in the Guangzhou New Railway Station in Guangzhou city, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, via such stations as Xianning, Chibi, Yueyang, Changsha, Zhuzhou, Hengyang, Shaoguan, and Huadu. The line extends 1,068.6 km in full length with a total investment of 116.6 billion yuan (about 17 billion U.S. dollars).

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. After its opening to traffic, the 10.5-hour trip between Wuhan and Guangzhou has been shortened to three hours. 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.

Hubei: The Wuhan-Guangzhou line Hubei section covers 173 km in length, with three stations set up in the province, namely, the Wuhan New Railway Station, the Xianning North Railway Station, and the Chibi South Railway Station.

Hunan: 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.

Guangdong: The Wuhan-Guangzhou line Guangdong section extends 298 km in length with four stations newly built in the province, including the Shaoguan Railway Station, the Qingyuan Railway Station, the Guangzhou North Railway Station, and the Guangzhou South Railway Station. The total length of bridges accounts for approximately half of the total mileage of the railway. As for the Shaoguan-Huadu section only, there are 39 large and medium-sized and grand bridges as well as 20 tunnels, 2 frame bridges, and a highway overpass railway bridge.

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    Zhangjiajie glass bridge guidance advice during peak season

    The first is located in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, It is the real Zhangjiajie glass bridge.It is building between Lishuya and Wuwangpo of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon.It is a landscape bridge, but also the scenic pedestrian traffic, tours, bungee jumping, Liusuo, T station, and other functions.Zhangjiajie glass bridge main span of 430 meters, 375 meters long bridge, 6 meters wide, height of about 300 meters. Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon entrance fee is CNY118,Glass bridge fee is not included in Zhangjiajie grand canyon's total ticket
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  • Zhangjiajie to Yichang transportation recommendation

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    Firstly,you can make a choice for train,Hard-sleep ticket cost is about CNY100/PP,there are three train each day as follow:K1262 ZJJ-Yichang(E) 05:58-11:10   5H12mK1474 ZJJ-Yichang(E) 09:05-14:18   5H13mK188 ZJJ-Yichang(E) 16:10-21:12   5H02mSecondly,you can make a choice for rentaling car service,it is about 290km-390km dirve,we recommend the following route:A route:Zhangjiajie-Changde-Yichang(It is about 390km,Whole highway)B route:Zhangjiajie-Cili-Shimen-Lixian-Jinshi-Yichang(It is about 290km,Part of the highway) We wholeheartedly offer car rentaling service and train ticket service,We will make your journey hassle-free.E-mail
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  • How do I fly to Zhangjiajie?

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    There are regular flights to Zhangjiajie from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Xi’an, Chengdu, Shenyang,and Changsha. You can also take the train to Zhangjiajie from Beijing, Shanghai, Nanling, Liuzhou, and Changsha. A bus is available from Changsha.
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  • Zhangjiajie Tour Car & Coach Rental

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    Zhangjiajie(XZL)International Travel Service, locating in Zhangjiajie city, is authorized by China National Tourism Administration carrying out international tour operations (Lisence No: L-HN-GJ00024).We are dedicated to provide visitors for good transport service,for example:Picking up service,Tourist Taxi service,Tourist Bus service and so on.Look forward to your visiting, we will do all to make you an easy trip in our city,and surely make your holiday wonderful with our dedication, commitment and integrity.
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  • How do i get to Zhangjiajie from Yichang?

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    You could take train from Yichang to Zhangjiajie. The train departs at 00:25, 01:59 and 13:25. It takes about 4-5 hours.
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  • Baofeng Lake

    Baofeng Lake

    Where there is a mountain, there is water, and where a beautiful mountain exists, one can also find attractive water. The mountain .gives rise to the water, and the water is the mountains life-blood. The mountain is more splendid as it reflects the mountain. Gracious people enjoy the mountains, and wise ones relish the water.
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