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HONG KONG, Jun 26 (FAM) – The Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL) will be launched by the third quarter of 2018, domestic news portal thepaper.cn reported Friday, citing sources from Hong Kong’s Highways Department.

With this new intercity rail corridor, which runs 142 kilometers long, the journey time between Guangzhou, capital of South China’s Guangdong Province, and Hong Kong will be reduced from 100 minutes to 50 minutes, according to the website of Hong Kong’s Highways Department.

 

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