Hangzhou-Haining railway opens to traffic
The Hangzhou-Haining intercity railway starts operations on June 28. [Photo/WeChat account: jxfabu]
The Hangzhou-Haining intercity railway was opened to traffic on June 28, local media reported.
Spanning 48.1 kilometers, the railway starts at the Yuhang High-speed Railway Station in Hangzhou, capital city of Zhejiang province, and ends at Biyun Railway Station in Haining, a county-level city in Jiaxing, Zhejiang.
The entire journey takes 39 minutes and costs 9 yuan ($1.39), with 2 yuan being the starting fare.
The first train departs the Yuhang High-speed Railway Station and Biyun Railway Station at 6:30 am and the last train departs the two stations at 10:30 pm. Six pairs of trains operate on the railway each day.
In order to attract more passengers, the railway is offering discounted 1-yuan tickets for the entire journey until Aug 5 this year.
The railway starts at the Yuhang High-speed Railway Station in Hangzhou and ends at Biyun Railway Station in Haining. [Photo/WeChat account: jxfabu]