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High-speed train to arrive in Guilin this year


The joint commissioning and integrated testing of the Guilin-Liuzhou section of Hengyang-Liuzhou high-speed railway started on July 19, 2013. The Guilin–Liuzhou high-speed rail is expected to open this year, with a travel time of only one hour between the two cities.The joint testing and commissioning of Guilin-Liuzhou high-speed railway
The Hengyang-Liuzhou high-speed railway serves as an important part of XiangGui (Hunan to Guangxi) railway expansion renovation project. It is the first one to make the testing and commissioning among the high-speed rails in Guangxi. This 497.9-kilometer-long rail route is expected to put into operation on a trial basis, in August, and be ready to open at the end of 2013.

The Xianggui railway, a 723-kilometer track, links the city of Hengyang, Hunan province and Nanning, the capital city of Guangxi; And, the Guiguang high-speed rail, linking the city of Guiyang, in Guizhou province, with Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, will pass through Guilin.
High-speed ralway network in South China

It is reported that as many as seven high-speed rails in Guangxi are expected to go into service this year. Thus, Guangxi is stepping into an era of high-speed railways. For travelers, it will be possible to enjoy the Guilin sunshine of a morning, go shopping in Guangzhou after 2 hours, and taste the famous Peking duck in the evening.

  • Asked by Natalee Fairbanks
    2017-04-04 06:04
    Does the train go from Beijing to Guilin, and how long does it take?
    Answered by Karen
    2017-04-06 11:07
    Hello Natalee,

    Thanks for contacting

    We are very glad to be of service to you. Every day, there are 2 pairs of high-speed trains available linking Beijing and Guilin, with a journey time of 11 hours.

    For all trains from Beijing to Guilin, please check this webpage for details -

    Have a great day there,

  • Asked by Mark
    2016-03-19 09:19
    Need to know train info from Shanghai to Guilin. Will the new high-speed be in
    service in June, 2016? If not, what other trains, schedules out of Shanghai can
    you send. Thank you.
    Answered by admin
    2016-03-19 10:13
    Dear Mark,

    Greetings from

    We are very pleased to be of service to you. The high-speed train is in service all through the year. Regarding details, our travel specialist will be in touch with you soon via email.

    Have a good weekend there.
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