20 million use Wuhan-Guangzhou high-speed rail this year

17:50, December 27, 2010      

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The Wuhan-Guangzhou high-speed railway, the world's longest and fastest, had a positive outlook this year. The line carried 20.6 million passengers— 56,000 per day on average — and the highest daily number was 135,000.

The Wuhan-Guangzhou high-speed rail adjusted the running diagram of high-speed rail trains four times this year. The daily running multiple-unit trains increased from 28 pairs to 80 pairs. Yu Zhuomin, director-general of the Wuhan Railway Bureau said that the Wuhan-Guangzhou high-speed railway operated safely for a total distance of nearly 20 million kilometers without incident or casualties.

By People's Daily Online
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