Hangzhou - Huangshan High-Speed Rail Opens
A new high-speed rail linking Hangzhou, Zhejiang and Huangshan, Anhui started operation on December 25, 2018. The line runs 265 km through northwestern Zhejiang and southern Anhui and travels at speed up to 250 km/h. Travel time between the two cities will now be shortened from 3.5 hours to 1.5 hours. Cities and towns along the route include Hangzhou, Fuyang, Tonglu, Xiaoshan, Jiande, Chunan in Zhejiang province, and JIxi, She County, and Huangshan in Anhui province. Scenic sites along route include Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), the ancient villages in southern Anhui, Qiandao Lake, and Hangzhou.