1 Hr 17 Mins! Express from Chengdu to Guiyang Arrives in Chongqing in a Flash, Shortens the Time and Space between the Two Cities
Sichuan Online | release time：January 25th,2018
At 9:47 on January 25, 2018, train G8651, the first departure of a "G-series" direct multiple unit trainset service between Chengdu and Guiyang, smoothly arrived at Chongqing West Railway Station in record-breaking fashion, with the trip between Chengdu and Chongqing shortened to an unprecedented 1 hour and 17 minutes. Following the operation of the Chongqing-Guiyang Railway, many new multiple unit trainset services from Chengdu to various cities in southern China have become available, which are operated via the Chongqing-Guiyang Railway route. There are over 60 trains that run from Chengdu to Chongqing on a daily basis, with the G8651 being the fastest option and the three destinations in Chongqing being the Chongqing West Railway Station, Chongqing North Railway Station and Shapingba Station. Of which, Shapingba Station is the terminus of the Chengdu-Chongqing Express Railway and there are ten pairs of Chengdu-Chongqing Express Railway services that will stop at this station everyday, making it truly convenient for travelers to head into Chongqing's downtown districts. The Chongqing West Railway Station is mainly geared toward southbound connections with the Chongqing-Guiyang Railway and northbound linkage with the Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway, while the Chongqing North Railway Station primarily serves the Chongqing-Wanzhou Railway.