The new route will transport travellers from Hangzhou — capital metropolis of Zhejiang — to Zhoushan.
The Chinese authorities has authorized a venture to construct the primary underwater bullet practice route within the nation, a media report stated on Thursday.
The line will join Ningbo, a port metropolis south of Shanghai, to Zhoushan, an archipelago off the east coast, CNN reported.
The proposed underwater tunnel will probably be part of the 77-km Yong-Zhou Railway plan to spice up tourism and create a two-hour-commute zone inside Zhejiang province.
First talked about in a authorities transportation plan in 2005, the feasibility research of the Yong-Zhou Railway plan was authorized by Beijing in November.
Within the 77 km railway route, some 70.92 km of tracks will probably be newly constructed, together with a 16.2 km undersea part.
The new route will transport travellers from Hangzhou — capital metropolis of Zhejiang — to Zhoushan in 80 minutes.
The present journey takes about 4.5 hours by bus or a 2.5-hour drive by private car.
Seven stations are deliberate for your entire route, together with 4 new stations and three redeveloped ones.
At a whopping 25.2 billion yuan ($three billion), the venture is anticipated to start subsequent 12 months and is due for completion in 2025.
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