Hainan to start construction of West Ring High-speed Railway in June 2011
The West Ring High-speed Railway, starting in the north of Haikou along the west coastline to Sanya, will cover a full length of 344 km and stop at 13 stations. The bullet train running on the railway line is expected to reach a speed of 200 km/h.
During the construction, the West Ring High-speed Railway will span through 6 cities and counties in Hainan including Chengmai, Lingao, Changjiang, Dongang and Ledong and Yangpu Economic Development Zone, which is the central distribution area of modern and energy industries in Hainan Province.
Currently, relevant departments have submitted the railway construction plan for approval and pledged to make massive efforts for the completion of design work at the end of this month to ensure that full construction will beagn in June of this year.