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Guangmingcheng Station to increase daily trips to HK

Bao'an Daily



Guangmingcheng Station.

In a bid to enhance connectivity and foster regional integration, Guangmingcheng Station will witness a significant boost in its daily round trips to Hong Kong, Bao'an Daily reported.

As of midnight June 15, a revised train timetable will come into effect nationwide, increasing the number of journeys between Guangmingcheng Station and Hong Kong West Kowloon Station to 14 each day. These additional services, strategically timed during peak commuting hours, aim to stimulate collaboration between the two regions effectively.

Established on Dec. 26, 2011, Guangmingcheng Station has been a pivotal transportation nexus for the residents of Guangming over the past decade. Aligned with the burgeoning Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the burgeoning Guangming Science City, this station serves as a vital conduit linking Guangming externally and has continuously adapted to the city's developmental trajectory. Plans are underway to establish a comprehensive network of six rail lines to fortify its standing as a pivotal transportation hub.

Strategically situated at the convergence of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High-speed Railway and the Ganzhou-Shenzhen High-speed Railway, Guangmingcheng Station facilitates seamless connections along the Beijing-Guangzhou and Beijing-Hong Kong corridors. Serving as the premier station for the national high-speed rail network entering Shenzhen from the north, it plays a critical role as a key railway interchange hub for the Greater Bay Area and the Shenzhen metropolitan region.

With a sprawling infrastructure covering approximately 21,000 square meters, Guangmingcheng Station is a linchpin along the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong and Ganzhou-Shenzhen high-speed rail routes. The recent uptick in collaboration between Guangzhou Railway Group and Guangming District has led to a remarkable rise in train services, exemplified by the surge from seven before 2017 to 48 daily trips at present, underscoring the growing synergies between the regions.

The forthcoming adjustments in the train timetable — set to increase the daily round trips to Hong Kong — herald a more efficient and accessible transportation link between Guangming and Hong Kong. This enhancement, slated to add four additional journeys compared to previous schedules, complements the evolving landscape of cross-boundary travel.

Looking ahead, the comprehensive rail network at Guangmingcheng Station is poised for further expansion, with plans in motion to introduce the Shenzhen-Dongguan-Zengcheng Intercity Railway along with the integration of multiple metro lines. As these initiatives unfold, the station is primed to serve as a dynamic hub, facilitating seamless connectivity across key regions and driving innovation-led growth along its corridors.

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