Construction of Beijing-Xiongan intercity rail starts

An intercity railway linking Beijing and the Xiongan New Area started construction on Feb. 28.

The 92.4-kilometer line will be constructed with a total investment of 33.53 billion yuan ($5.3 billion). Designed to stop at five stations, trains running on the line will take passengers between Beijing and Xiongan in 30 minutes in a single trip.