New Railway Section to Cut Travel Time to Wuhan
By the month of May the Guangzhou-Shenzhen high speed rail will finally connect with the Wuhan-Guangzhou section. This will reduce the travel time from Shenzhen to Wuhan in less than four hours. Currently passengers traveling from Shenzhen to Wuhan needs to transfer at Guangzhou South Railway station.
Although the Guangzhou-Shenzhen high speed rail opened in December just in time for the Spring Festival transport Season, it will take more months for the railway authority to test the operation that will link the Guangzhou-Shenzhen section with the Wuhan-Guangzhou Section.
The Futian Station of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high speed rail will be open by September. This railway station is the only station found underground in the central business district on the main land. And when the line is operational travel time from Guangzhou to Hong Kong will be down to 40 minutes.
The high speed rails construction is just one of the 86 projects that Guangdong and Hong Kong are cooperating for this year. more projects are being planned to cover fields that will include cross border infrastructure, modern services, science and innovation, manufacturing and education.