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China to open 32 new HSR routes in December

Hongqiao Railway Station, Shanghai.
Hongqiao Railway Station, Shanghai. Image by Hao Wu / CC BY-SA 2.0

Thirty-two new high-speed rail routes will begin operation from Shanghai’s Hongqiao Railway Station on the tenth of December. The routes will reduce travel time from Shanghai to a number of cities across China; for example, travel time to Guangzhou will shorten from 16 hours to just seven. Other destinations will include cities in Guangxi, Jiangxi and Hunan provinces. Read more: shanghaidaily.com