according to the hong kong press, an opening ceremony for the guangzhou-shenzhen-hong kong high-speed rail link will be held at west kowloon railway stationon september 22nd, after which the line, cutting the journey time from shenzhen to kowloon down to just 14 minutes, will be put into operation on the 23rd.
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there are 7 stations along the route:
guangzhou south railway station,
- qingsheng station,
- humen station,
shenzhen north railway station,
west kowloon railway station.
passengers are to conduct security and immigration inspection for both areas (mainland china and chinese hong kong) at the departing stations, instead of lining to be checked when arriving at hong kong.
in the future, a train will arrive at sz north station every 15 minutes and gz south railway station every 30 minutes.
journey (to west kowloon south railway station)
gz south railway station
humen railway station
sz north railway station
apart from shenzhen and guangzhou, the line is going to connect hong kong with other cities in the interior of china, like
fuzhou among others.
more popular tourist destinations will be reachable by high speed rail from hong kong.
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