High Rail Link Between Shenzhen and Ganzhou to Speed Up Construction
Work on a high speed rail project that will link Ganzhou with Shenzhen in Jiangzi Province needs to be speed up according to deputy during the annual session of theNtiona People’s Congress. Zhang Yubiao the deputy from Shenzhen that the government must start the project as part of a much longer proposed high speed rail link to Nanchang as soon as possible as it will greatly facilitate exchanges between the Pearl River Delta and other cities in Guangdong and Jiangxi.
The plan rail link will extend 420 kilometers passing Heyuan and Huizhou just before reaching Ganzhou. Based on the planned projects work on the line will start this year. Guangdong listed the line as one of the major part of Guangdong 2011 -2015 agenda, and was pushed by Shenzhen mayor for it speeding up on the construction of the line during the provincial legislature annual session.
Once completed in 2020 the ravel time between Ganzhou and Shenzhen will be cut down to less than four hours. Also the Ganzhou-Shenzhen rail line will enhance the ties of cities found near the Pearl River Delta with the northeastern Guangdong cities.