World's Longest High-speed Rail Starts Operation

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A CRH high-speed train arrives at Xuchang East Railway Station on... News PhotoArrival,Bestof,Business,China - East Asia,Finance,High Speed Train,Horizontal,Leisure Activity,Lifestyles,Science and Technology,Technology,Topics,Topix,Train - Vehicle,Transportation,TravelPhotographer Collection: ChinaFotoPress 2012 ChinaFotoPressXUCHANG, CHINA - DECEMBER 26: (CHINA OUT) A CRH high-speed train arrives at Xuchang East Railway Station on December 26, 2012 in Xuchang, China. The world's longest high-speed rail route linking Beijing and Guangzhou started operation on Wednesday. Running at an average speed of 300 kilometers per hour, the 2,298-kilometer new route will cut the travel time between Beijing and Guangzhou from more than 20 hours to around eight. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)