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Chongqing Launches High Speed Train for Deyang

News from Chongqing railway authority said that the high speed train service has been available between the province-level municipality Chongqing and Deyang – a prefecture-level city in the heat of Sichuan Province since July 1st, 2017.

In the past, to travel between the two places, travelers had to take troubles to change the train at Chengdu. With the new, direct high speed train, passengers can save significantly time without additional expense.

Chongqing North Railway Station
Chongqing North Railway Station, the train for Deyang leaves here

High speed trains putting into service are G8751 and G8752. Schedule shows that G8752 leaves Chongqing North Railway Station at 16:36 and arrives at Deyang Railway Station at 19:32 with the riding time of 2 hours and 56 minutes. Price is 180 Yuan for 2nd class seat, 278.5 Yuan for 1st class seat and 523.5 Yuan for business class seat. The train has stops at Dazu, Neijing, Ziyang, Chengdu, Xindu, Qingbaijiang and Guanghan. While G8751 returns from Deyang at 08:19 and arrives Chongqing North at 11:05 with riding time of 2 hours and 46 minutes..

Another way to travel between Chongqing and Deyang is by the intercity bus. Information from China Bus Guide.Com shows Chongqing has four daily buses for Deyang leaving from Chongqing Long Distance Bus Station and Chongqing Chenjiaping Bus Station respectively. While price for bus ticket is around 60 Yuan lower than that of train ticket, it takes 4-5 hours for bus travel, which is about 2 hours longer than that of direct train travel.

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