Looking for a Job in China?
China - Latest News
Blast hits China internet cafe
Six people are killed in explosion which officials said appeared to be caused by stored inflammable materials

China usurps US in skyscrapers
The 121-story Shanghai Tower is more than China's next record-setting building - it is an economic lifeline for the elite club of ...
Guangzhou - Events Calendar
Dim-Sum Sweet Potato Cake RMB 6.8
Purple sweet potato, which contains trace elements and be nutritional, this plant is very good for...

Mushroom & Salmon Food Festival
A seasonal promotion of salmon & Mushroom is coming soon. The salmon and mushroom will feature the wonderful.
More News
Samsung and LG to make LCDs in China
China, Taiwan, Philippines search for

China Bullet Trains Double Rail Stocks as Boom Brings Most Tracks ...

China's High Speed Train: Guangzhou-Wuhan High Speed Railway

Guangzhou - Wunan High Speed Railway
Guangzhou-Wuhan high-speed railway
Transport authorities predict the high-speed lines will have an even bigger role in 2012's chunyun, because their mileage will increase by 4,715 km by the end of 2012..

Guangzhou-Wuhan High-Speed Train
News Story
Nearly 20 percent of Chinese train travelers have turned to high-speed lines during the Spring Festival peak travel period. The holiday period, known as the chunyun period, sees massive numbers of travelers return to their hometowns for family reunions during the Spring Festival.

"The high-speed railways have played an important role in the chunyun period as more than 1 million people are being shipped (by high-speed trains) every day. This year's chunyun period started on Jan 19 and will end on Feb 27, with Chinese New Year falling on Feb 3. By Saturday, 837.8 million travelers had been transported in China by means of trains, buses, ships and planes in the chunyun period, according to figures provided by the ministries of railways and transport and the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

The number of people taking the Wuhan-Guangzhou high-speed railway connecting Wuhan, the capital of Central China's Hubei province, and Guangzhou, the capital of South China's Guangdong province, had exceeded 100,000 every day. This year, the Wuhan-Guangzhou high-speed railway handled its second chunyun since it started operations in December 2009.

For the high-speed railway linking Wuhan and Shanghai, the proportion is 86 percent, with 107,000 travelers being shipped every day, according to the ministries. The public had feared that the high fares for high-speed trains might turn travelers away as ticket prices for slower trains have remained unchanged for more than a decade.

Transport authorities also predicted that the high-speed lines will have an even bigger role in 2012's chunyun, because their mileage will increase by 4,715 km by the end of this year. The new high-speed railways will include three lines that link Beijing and Shanghai, Beijing and Wuhan, and Beijing and Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

However, the peak level of transport has yet to come for this year's chunyun. The number of people traveling by bus and ship will reach a peak in the next three days. The daily number of people traveling by bus will exceed 75 million. The peak period for railways will come between Feb 8 and 12, with the average number of train travelers reaching 6 million a day, according to vice-minister of transport.

City Guide
Transportation
Food & Drinks
Services
Visas & Permits
Housing & Rentals
Real Estate
Health
Language & Education
Shopping / Entertainment
Western Foods
Restaurants
Bars
Spa & Fitness
Business
Moving
Travel
 
Guangzhou - Shopping & Dining

Park n' Shop
Park n' Shop is China's answer to the American chains of superstores like Walmart and Target... Here, you can find all kinds of everyday household goods, personal grooming products, electronic goods, toys, grocery store... And Prices are quite reasonable. There are 3 Stores in Guangzhou: Tian He Bei Lu, Grandview Mall and Gongyuanqian Metro station...
read more >>

Guangzhou - Apartments for Rent

Pearl River Front
Riverview serviced apartment for rent in Guangzhou. Serviced apartment are located in Haizu District. It takes 15 minutes to pazhou exhibition center and 25 minutes by metro.There re more than 30 foreighers living as due to the convenience and good enviroment . There are also shuttle buses to the airport , HK , Macao. Swimming pools, gyms and foreign restaurants...
read more >>

Guangzhou - Canton Fair
Canton Fair
The Canton Fair is a trade fair held in the spring and autumn seasons each year since the spring of 1957 in Guangzhou. The Fair is co-hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of China and Guangdong Province, and organized by China Foreign Trade Center. The Fair is the largest trade fair in China . Among China's largest trade fairs, it has the largest assortment of products...
read more >>
www.livinginguangzhou.com © 2010 Living in Guangzhou | Guides | Housing | Jobs | Services | Classifieds | Shopping & Entertainment | News & Events | Friends & Sponsors | Terms & Conditions | About us | Advertising | Partnerships | Contact | Expatriates | Jobs | Contact | Forum
  traffic analysis