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Shanghai-Kunming high-speed railway line in full operation

Updated: Dec 28,2016 5:08 PM     Xinhua

A bullet train is seen at the Kunmingnan Railway Station in Kunming, capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan province, Dec 28, 2016. The Guiyang-Kunming section of Shanghai-Kunming high-speed railway was put into operation on Dec 28, marking that the whole Shanghai-Kunming high-speed railway line is in full operation. [Photo/Xinhua]

Attendants are seen at the Kunmingnan Railway Station in Kunming, capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan province, Dec 28, 2016.[Photo/Xinhua]

The G4136 train leaves the Kunmingnan Railway Station in Kunming, capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan province, Dec 28, 2016.[Photo/Xinhua]

A bullet train is seen at the Kunmingnan Railway Station in Kunming, capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan province, Dec 28, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

Attendants are seen at the Kunmingnan Railway Station in Kunming, capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan province, Dec 28, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

People of Miao ethnic group celebrate at the Guiyang North Railway Station in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China’s Guizhou province, Dec 28, 2016. China on Dec 28 put into operation one of the world’s longest high-speed railways, linking the country’s prosperous eastern coast to the less-developed southwest. The Shanghai-Kunming line — 2,252 km in length — traverses the five provinces of Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guizhou and Yunnan and cuts travel time from Shanghai to Kunming from 34 to 11 hours, according to China Railway Corporation. [Photo/Xinhua]

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