Guangzhou to have 11 high-speed train stations in the future
2019-07-15 16:52:30 Newsgd。com Newsgd.com
According to a recent document released by Guangzhou Municipal Government, Guangzhou is planning to build toward a total of 11 high-speed railway stations and 5 local lines, including the 2nd Guangzhou-Shenzhen High-Speed Railway to connect with surrounding cities.
The 2nd Guangzhou-Shenzhen High-Speed Railway
According to the document, the 2nd Guangzhou-Shenzhen High-Speed Railway is to link Guangzhou East Railway Station to Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport。 The document states the operating speed will exceed an incredible 600 km/h, taking just 15 minutes from Guangzhou’s city center to Shenzhen and 20 minutes from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport。
The high-speed railway hubs
According to the plan, Guangzhou is headed toward an era with 11 high-speed railway stations, as follows:
Guangzhou, Guangzhou East, Guangzhou South, Baiyun, Foshan West, Guangzhou North (Huadu District), Nansha (Qingsheng), Xintang and Huangpu Railway Stations.
Furthermore, two more stations are planned for Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Terminal 3 and Zengcheng District in the future.
5 new metro lines to connect Guangzhou to 4 other Guangdong cities
Guangzhou proposed to construct 5 metro lines to connect 4 cities in Peral River Delta, including:
Line 18 (from Nansha District to Zhongshan and Qinggyuan)
Line 22 (from Nansha District to Dongguan)
Line 17 (from Guangzhou’s Science City to Shunde, a district in Foshan).
Line 28 (from Huangpu District the city center of Foshan)
Line 37 (from Sino-Singapore Knowledge City to Guangzhou East Railway Station).
Author: Li Jiaxing
Editor: Simon Haywood, Steven Yuen