Beijing-Wuhan high-speed line enters service at 350 km/h – Xinhua English.news.cn

Aerial photo shows a high-speed train running on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

BEIJING, June 20 (Xinhua) — A high-speed train linking Beijing with Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, started normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, China said. State Railway Group Co., Ltd.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company.

Part of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway, the Beijing-Wuhan section is closely linked with several high-speed railways in the country. Its speed acceleration has strong radiation power to improve the efficiency of high-speed rail networks and better serve the economic and social development along the lines.

At present, China has nearly 3,200 km of high-speed railways with an operating speed of 350 km/h, on lines such as the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway line, the intercity railway line Beijing-Tianjin and the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed line. Railway.

China also rolled out a new railway operating plan starting Monday. The country’s passenger and freight rail transport capacity is further improving with the expansion of the high-speed rail network in its central region and the opening of several new stations and lines.

An aerial photo shows a high-speed train running on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. A train at A high-speed train linking Beijing with Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, begins normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

An aerial photo shows a high-speed train running on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. A train at A high-speed train linking Beijing with Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, begins normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

A high-speed train departs from Wuhan station on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. A train A high-speed train linking Beijing with Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, begins normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

An aerial photo shows a high-speed train running on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. A train at A high-speed train linking Beijing with Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, begins normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

An aerial photo shows a high-speed train running on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. A train at A high-speed train linking Beijing with Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, begins normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

A high-speed train runs on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. A high-speed train connecting Beijing in Wuhan, the capital of central China’s Hubei Province, began normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

An aerial photo shows a high-speed train running on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. A train at A high-speed train linking Beijing with Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, begins normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

An aerial photo shows a high-speed train running on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. A train at A high-speed train linking Beijing with Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, begins normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

An aerial photo shows a high-speed train running on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. A train at A high-speed train linking Beijing with Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, begins normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

An aerial photo shows a high-speed train running on the Beijing-Wuhan section of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2022. A train at A high-speed train linking Beijing with Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, begins normal operation at a speed of 350 km/h on Monday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said.

With the train speed increased from 310 km/h to 350 km/h, the section’s overall transport capacity is expected to increase by 7%, and the shortest route between Beijing and Wuhan has been reduced to three hours and 48 minutes. , according to the company. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

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