High-speed trains linking Xi'an and Chongqing begin operation

2017-12-07 02:05:39 GMT2017-12-07 10:05:39(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
A policeman walks past a bullet train for Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, at the Chongqingbei Railway Station in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Dec. 6, 2017. High-speed trains linking Xi'an and Chongqing, began operation on Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from 9.5 hours to just 5.5. The new route includes a new section of the high-speed rail line linking Xi'an with Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, which also started operation on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tang Yi) A policeman walks past a bullet train for Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, at the Chongqingbei Railway Station in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Dec. 6, 2017. High-speed trains linking Xi'an and Chongqing, began operation on Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from 9.5 hours to just 5.5. The new route includes a new section of the high-speed rail line linking Xi'an with Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, which also started operation on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tang Yi)
A bullet train prepares to leave for Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, at the Chongqingbei Railway Station in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Dec. 6, 2017. High-speed trains linking Xi'an and Chongqing, began operation on Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from 9.5 hours to just 5.5. The new route includes a new section of the high-speed rail line linking Xi'an with Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, which also started operation on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tang Yi) A bullet train prepares to leave for Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, at the Chongqingbei Railway Station in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Dec. 6, 2017. High-speed trains linking Xi'an and Chongqing, began operation on Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from 9.5 hours to just 5.5. The new route includes a new section of the high-speed rail line linking Xi'an with Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, which also started operation on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tang Yi)
Passengers sit on a bullet train for Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, at the Chongqingbei Railway Station in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Dec. 6, 2017. High-speed trains linking Xi'an and Chongqing, began operation on Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from 9.5 hours to just 5.5. The new route includes a new section of the high-speed rail line linking Xi'an with Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, which also started operation on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tang Yi) Passengers sit on a bullet train for Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, at the Chongqingbei Railway Station in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Dec. 6, 2017. High-speed trains linking Xi'an and Chongqing, began operation on Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from 9.5 hours to just 5.5. The new route includes a new section of the high-speed rail line linking Xi'an with Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, which also started operation on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tang Yi)
A bullet train prepares to leave for Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, at the Chongqingbei Railway Station in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Dec. 6, 2017. High-speed trains linking Xi'an and Chongqing, began operation on Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from 9.5 hours to just 5.5. The new route includes a new section of the high-speed rail line linking Xi'an with Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, which also started operation on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tang Yi) A bullet train prepares to leave for Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, at the Chongqingbei Railway Station in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Dec. 6, 2017. High-speed trains linking Xi'an and Chongqing, began operation on Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from 9.5 hours to just 5.5. The new route includes a new section of the high-speed rail line linking Xi'an with Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, which also started operation on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tang Yi)
A face changing performer of Sichuan Opera poses with a stewardess on Xi'an-Chengdu high-speed train, Dec. 6, 2017. The high-speed rail line linking northwest China's Xi'an and southwest China's Chengdu, went into operation Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from about 11 hours to just 4. The 658-km new line is China's first rail route running through the Qinling Mountains. (Photo: China News Service/Liu Zhongjun) A face changing performer of Sichuan Opera poses with a stewardess on Xi'an-Chengdu high-speed train, Dec. 6, 2017. The high-speed rail line linking northwest China's Xi'an and southwest China's Chengdu, went into operation Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from about 11 hours to just 4. The 658-km new line is China's first rail route running through the Qinling Mountains. (Photo: China News Service/Liu Zhongjun)
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