Chengdu Mianyang Leshan Intercity Trains start to serve Today

20/12/2014
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Today, the Chengmianle (成绵乐) Railway Passenger Line starts to serve. 17 trains run 314km through 21 stations of 5 big cities in Sichuan: Mianyan, Deyang, Chengdu, Meishan and Leshan.

Intercity Train Staff

Intercity Train Staff

From December 20, 2014, the Chengdu Mianyang Leshan Intercity Trains ( C Train ) starts to operate between Jiangyou Station and Emeishan Station ( about 3 hours ), Chengdu East Station and Mianyang Station ( about 1 hour ), Chengdu East Station and Emeishan Station ( about 1 hour 30 minutes ) , and Chengdu East Station and Jiangyou Station ( about 1 hour 30 minutes ). Chengdu East Railway Station will be the most convenient transfer station.

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Chengdu Mianyang Leshan Intercity Train

Chengdu Mianyang Leshan Intercity Train

From now on, after visiting the highlights of Chengdu like Panda Base, Jinli Street, Renmin Park, passengers can take a Intercity Train to feel the atmosphere of literature and art in Jiangyou, taste the gourmet food in Mianyang, see Giant Buddha in Leshan, and the famous Buddhism mountain in Emeishan.

The other main point is that the railway add a new station at the Shuangliu International Airport. At the station, passengers can reach directly to the terminals of the airport through several passageways. It also offers more conveniences to passages who need to catch the flight at a tight time after Leshan tour or Mt. Emei tour.

In addition, if you want to enjoy the China’s special high-speed train, it is the best part to tain from Chengdu East Railway Station to Shuangliu Airport Station. The duration is about 16 minutes and the price is 8 yuan for second-class seat and 10 yuan for first-class seat.

Intercity Train Seat

Intercity Train Seat

In the future, it is hoped: the HSR railway will northward reach to Xian from Jiangyou, connecting Zhenxi HSR and HSR, and reach to Beijing, which will short the Beijing-Chengdu time from now over 25 hours to 8 hours. It will southward reach to Guiyang from Chengdu, connecting Guiguang HSR, and reach to Guangzhou, which will short the Guangzhou-Chengdu time to 6 hours. When it is complected, a new South-North railway will formed and added to 8 existing HSR railway.