Zhuhai/Guangzhou inter-urban metro starts operating

7 January 2011

Zhuhai, China, 7 Jan – The inter-urban metro linking Guangzhou to Zhuhai, which reaches speeds of up to 250 kilometres per hour, is due to start operating Friday and will make the link between 13 stations.

The high speed train along the 118 kilometres between Zhuhai and Guangzhou makes the journey in 49 minutes.

The announcement was made by the Guangzhou Railway Group Corporation, which is responsible for the project.

The transport system is part of the regional integration project, which aims to limit travel time within the Pearl River Delta to one hour. (macauhub)