Railways – China opens most beautiful high speed Rail line http://indrailsearch.blogspot.com/2015/07/railways-chine-opens-most-beautiful.html
Hefei, Anhui Province: With a top speed of 300 Km/h, China ran a high-speed train between the capitals of Anhui and Fujian provinces, thus kick starting commercial operations on Sunday, cutting the travel time between a number of cities.
With a top speed of 300 km/h, this is China’s first high-speed railway across mountainous areas between Hefei (Anhui Province) and Fuzhou (Fujian Province).
The railway will cut travel times between Fuzhou and Hefei from eight hours to four, according to railway authorities.
Threading through many of popular tourist destinations including Yellow Mountain (Huangshan) in Anhui, Sanqing Mountain in Jiangxi and Wuyi Mountain in Fujian, the railway has been called the “most beautiful high-speed railway” in China.
The Hefei-Fuzhou high-speed railway was the most difficult to build in terms of topography, with 85.8% of the track built on bridges or in tunnels, Ye Bingcheng, chief designer of the Hefei-Fuzhou Railway.
As part of the longer high-speed railway between Fuzhou and Beijing, it cuts the travel time between the two cities from the original of more than 10 hours to under eight hours.
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