Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway to open on Dec. 26

A bullet train from Beijing, capital of China, enters the Zhengzhou East Railway Station in Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan Province, Dec. 25, 2012. According to an announcement of the Ministry of Railways, the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway, which links Beijing and the capital of south China’s Guangdong Province, will open on Dec. 26 and is expected to cut the travel time to about 8 hours from the current 20-odd hours by traditional lines. (Xinhua/Wang Song)