Intercity Rail Line to Start Construction Soon
Local transportation authorities stated that the Shenzhen section of an intercity rail line that connects three cities will start its construction this year. The rail line which includes several connections will link Shenzhen, Huizhou and Dongguan using the Shenzhen Metro rail lines and Huizhou and Dongguan rail lines.
These cities decided to create a platform for the future Shenzhen Metro Line 11 and the R3 line of Dongguan. Shenzhen line 6 that links Shenzhen North Station and Songgang Subdistrict will have a transfer line in Lilin Station in the R1 Line in Dongguan. Huizhou line 6 will build a transfer station in Shenzhen Metro Line 14 that links Gangxia North Station and the Kengzi station in pingshan New Area.
Based on future rail plans the existing Longgang Line in Shenzhen will extend to Kengzi and Pingdi area including a lnk to Huizhou. Also the planned Metro Line 12 in Longgang will have a connection with the Huizhou rail. Based on the cooperation agreement between the three cities, cited that the Metro Line 11 will give and express link between Central Futian and Shenzhen airport. And Line 6 will link the Shenzhen airport to Guangming and Longhua new areas and links will be extend and connected to the rail system of Dongguan.