Zhengzhou-Guiyang High-Speed Railway Put into Service to Save 17 Hours


The trip from Central Plains to Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau now consumes only 7 hours, standing in stark contrast to the previous over 20 hours. Yesterday, with 5 high-speed trains available, the first Zhengzhou-Guiyang high-speed railway undertaken by Zhengzhou Railway Bureau was officially put into service. The travel time between the two cities will be greatly reduced.

At 7:38 a.m. yesterday, the train No.G1531, the first Zhengzhou-North Guiyang high-speed train managed by Zhengzhou Railway Bureau departed Zhengzhou East Station for Guiyang with over 1,000 passengers. After 7 hours and 24 minutes, the train No.G1531 successfully reached Guiyang North Station at 15:02 p.m., ranking the first among the trains from Zhengzhou to Guiyang. The return train No.G1532 departed at Guiyang North Station at 12:33, and arrived at Zhengzhou East Station at 20:10.

According to the Passenger Traffic Department of Zhengzhou Railway Bureau, North Guiyang is 1,240 kilometers away from Zhengzhou. The high-speed train travels 7 hours and 24 minutes, a reduction of 17 hours from the previous 25 hours. It brings the two cities closer to each other, providing tourists with a convenient transportation mode.

It was learnt that the train No.G1531 departs at Zhengzhou East Station and stops at 14 stations. The train leaves East Zhengzhou for South Changsha via Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway. After departing at South Changsha, it runs on Shanghai-Kunming high-speed railway. There are over 200 tunnels between South Changsha and North Guiyang, marking a high density. According to the High-speed Railway Team No.1 of Zhengzhou Passenger Traffic Department, great importance has been attached to the cultivation of capability of dealing with emergencies due to the high density of tunnels.

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