new train line connecting Baoji to Lanzhou starts operation

A new high speed railway linking Baoji city in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province with Lanzhou, capital of neighboring Gansu Province, started operation Sunday. The route will be 400.74 kilometres long with main stops at Baoji South Station, East Fork Station, Tianshui South Railway Station, Qin Station, Tongwei Station, Southwest Station, Yuzhong Station and Lanzhou West Station. The┬ápassengers will be able to take the high-speed railway directly from Xuzhou to Urumqi.


Thanks to the new route, northwest China’s Gansu and Qinghai provinces as well as Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have been connected to the national high-speed rail network. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)