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Shaoshan-Jinggangshan PDL Train Starts Operation

Source:Hunan gov
Updated:2021-06-21 17:44:38

A brand-new red theme passenger dedicated line (PDL) train departed from Shaoshan Station to Jinggangshan Station on the morning of June 18, 2021.

On June 18, children watched the scenery along the way on the train.

The first group of passengers were ready to board the train at the Shaoshan Railway Station on June 18.

At 13:40 on June 18, the train arrived at Jinggangshan Station in Jiangxi Province.

On the morning of June 18, the first group of passengers happily waved the Party flag by the window at the Shaoshan Railway Station.

On the morning of June 18, various red or revolutionary books were placed in the carriages for passengers to read for free.

At 8 o'clock on June 18, the first train on the red theme passenger dedicated line (PDL) from Shaoshan to Jinggangshan departed from Shaoshan Railway Station. It arrived at Jinggangshan Station at 13:40.

The PDL has a total length of 354 kilometers, passing through 9 cities or counties in Hunan and Jiangxi Provinces. They are Hunan’s Shaoshan City, Xiangxiang City, Xiangtan County, Liling City, Youxian County, Chaling County, and Yanling County, and Jiangxi’s Yongxin County and Jinggangshan City.The journey takes approximately 5 hours and 40 minutes.

Along the route, there are rich red resources and revolutionary heritage. It connects 24 red scenic spots such as the former residence of Comrade Mao Zedong in Hunan Province and the Maoping Revolutionary Sites in Jiangxi Province. It also links 20 green scenic spots such as Jiubu River National Geological Park and Jinggang Mountain Scenic Area, and 18 ancient attractions including Emperor Yan Mausoleum.

This article is from Hunan Provincial Government

Translator: Yu Jiangjiang

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