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Travel Logistics --- Train Ride

Beijing has two main train stations, Beijing Zhan (Beijing Station) and Beijing Xi Zhan (Beijing West Station). Trains from Beijing go to all over China.  Backbone routes include Jing Guang (Beijing, Guangzhou), Jing Hu (Beijing Shanghai).  One can also take a train ride to Xian to the west and Harbin to the North.

The Beijing-Kowloon through train inaugurated in Beijing on 18 May 1997 arrived in Kowloon station at 1:10p.m. on 19 May 1997.  It is the harvest of five years collaboration in railway operation between the Chinese Ministry of Railways and the KCRC.

The Beijing-Kowloon through train consists of 9 passengers' coaches to accommodation 448 passengers. It runs though a distance of 2500 kilometers and calls at 7 intermediate stations at Changping (Dongguan), Guangzhou East, Guangzhou, Shaoguan, Changsha, Wuchang, Zhengzhou.


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