Railway Passengers to Enjoy Discounts When Traveling to Attractions in Hubei
To further promote tourism in Hubei, the city’s tourism authority will be giving 30 to 40 percent discount to passengers purchasing high speed train tickets from Shenzhen/Guangzhou to Wuhan if they are planning to visit and major tourism attractions in the Hubei Province in April.
Economy tickets of the opening day of the Shenzhen Wuhan high speed Rail coming from Shenzhen going to Changsha and Wuhan is already sold out. The Shenzhen Wuhan journey has been shortened to four hours is expected to stimulate tourism along the line since Hubei is now better connected with the Pearl River Delta.
Because of the new line, passengers are invited to visit and enjoy the sakura flowers in Wuhan University and visit Wuhan’s other tourist attractions such as the Yellow Crane Tower, Donghu Lake and the Three Gorges Dam. Travel agencies are now also planning package tours for Wuhan and Changsha.
The Guangzhou Railway Group, who operates the line, said that there will be 20 pairs of trains plying the route from Shenzhen, Changsha and Wuhan with departures intervals from the Shenzhen North Railway Station at 30 to 90 minutes in between trains.