Qingdao-Yancheng Railway opens
2018-12-26 15:03:00

The Qingdao-Yancheng Railway opened on December 26, bringing two cities – Lianyungang and Yancheng- into the national high-speed train network. The railway mileage in Jiangsu Province also exceeded 3,000 kilometers.

The 428.752-km long railway links the coastal Qingdao City in Shandong Province with Yancheng, including 242 kilometers or 11 railway stations in Jiangsu. Currently, seven stations in the province - Ganyu, Lianyungang, Xiangshui County, Binhaigang, Funing East, Sheyang and Yancheng North- are now open for passenger use.

After the opening of railway, a journey from Yancheng or Lianyungang to cities like Beijing and Qingdao by fast speed trains will be cut by nearly four hours than ordinary trains, and to Shijiazhuang in Hebei Province by over seven hours.

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