Bullet trains to link Beijing with the Xiongan New Area
Passengers can take bullet trains for the first time from Beijing to the Xiongan New Area, starting Thursday, according to the China Railway Corp. The journey will take about 80 minutes from Beijing South Station to Baoding Station in Hebei province. About 100 kilometers southwest of Beijing, the Xiongan New Area covers Xiongxian, Rongcheng and Anxin counties in Hebei. Its development was announced by the government in April.