GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

CHONGQING, Nov 28 (FAM) – The first high-speed railway running through China’s Three Gorges reservoir region started operation Monday. At 7:06 a.m., the C6402 Train departed from Chongqing North Station, marking the operation of the 247-km-long railway, which connects Wanzhou City, where the Three Gorges is located, and Chongqing Municipality.

At the initial stage, 21 pairs of trains are scheduled every day between Wanzhou, Chongqing and Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province.