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An electric multiple unit (EMU) train stops at Yangxian West Railway Station in Yangxian, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Nov. 13, 2017. The Xi'an-Chengdu high speed railway enters the inspection phase on Monday. The designed speed for the railway is 250 kilometers per hour. It is estimated to be put in operation before the end of 2017, which will shorten the single journey time between Xi'an and Chengdu from 16 hours to 3 hours. (Xinhua/Tang Zhenjiang)

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An electric multiple unit (EMU) train stops at Yangxian West Railway Station in Yangxian, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Nov. 13, 2017. The Xi'an-Chengdu high speed railway enters the inspection phase on Monday. The designed speed for the railway is 250 kilometers per hour. It is estimated to be put in operation before the end of 2017, which will shorten the single journey time between Xi'an and Chengdu from 16 hours to 3 hours. (Xinhua/Tang Zhenjiang)

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A driver sits in an electric multiple unit (EMU) train running from Xi'an in north China's Shaanxi Province to Jiangyou, in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Nov. 13, 2017. The Xi'an-Chengdu high speed railway enters the inspection phase on Monday. The designed speed for the railway is 250 kilometers per hour. It is estimated to be put in operation before the end of 2017, which will shorten the single journey time between Xi'an and Chengdu from 16 hours to 3 hours. (Xinhua/Tang Zhenjiang)