New Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan Intercity Railway Operation Plan Starts Oct. 11
It was learnt on October 8 that 364,000 passenger trips were made by the Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan Intercity Railway during the National Day holiday, also the Chinese “Golden Week”, a year-on-year increase of 29.7%. The daily average was 45,500. A new record of daily passenger throughput was set on Oct.1, with 67,300 trips handled. It broke the record of 59,800 trips on May 1 this year.
The Hunan Intercity Railway Co., Ltd. and the China Railway Guangzhou Group have optimized the operation plan which will be put into effect since 0:00 on October 11. The new plan does not change the stops, while increasing round-trip trains to 70 pairs. The arrival and departure times at some stations have also been fine-tuned. Travelers are suggested to make arrangements in advance.