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Different views outside window of world's longest high-speed railway

Xinhua)  14:22, December 24, 2012

Photo taken on Dec. 23, 2012 shows the scenery outside the window of G79 express train during a trip to Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province. (Xinhua/Chen Yehua)

China is set to open the world's longest high-speed railway on Dec. 26, linking Beijing and the southern economic center of Guangzhou. Running at an average speed of 300 km per hour, the 2,298-km Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway will cut travel time between the two cities to about 8 hours. Designed with a maximum speed of 350 km per hour, the railway has 35 stops in major cities, including Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, Zhengzhou, Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province and Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province.

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