Guangzhou-Shenzhen Railway

Guangzhou-Shenzhen Railway

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Guangshen Railway or Guangzhou-Shenzhen Railway, also known as the Chinese Section of the Canton-Kowloon Railway in 1911-1949, is a railway in Guangdong Province of the People's Republic of China, between Guangzhou and Shenzhen. It is operated by Guangshen Railway Company Limited, a subsidiary of Guangzhou Railway Group Co. Ltd.. With a length of 147 kilometres, it was the first railway in the People's Republic of China to reach the speed of 220 km/h in some sections, though it is limited to about 200 km/h during commercial operation. Now it has four tracks between Guangzhou East and Shenzhen railway station. Line 1 and 2 are up-direction and down-direction 200-km/h passenger lines for CRH EMU respectively, and Line 3 and 4 are up-direction and down-direction 160-km/h mixed passenger and freight line respectively. In order to reduce the interference to passenger trains in the daytime from lower -speed freight trains, most freight trains will be scheduled to run at night.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613567692X
  • 9786135676921