Recently, the cardinal direction of Beijing-Kowloon High-Speed Railway is ascertained that will pass Heyuan, Huizhou and Shenzhen in Guangdong. When the construction is completed by 2020, it will only take 7 hours from Shenzhen to Beijing.
The Beijing-Kowloon High-Speed Railway is an essential railway to link Bohai costal region ( Beijing, Tianjin, Jinan and Qingdao, etc) with Pearl River Delta region via Shandong province, Hebei province and Jiangxi province, etc.
According to the publication of environment assessment, the speed of high-speed train can reach 350 km per hour. As an important part of Beijing-Kowloon High-Speed Railway, Ganzhou-Shenzhen high-speed railway will take 2 tours from Shenzhen to Ganzhou (a southern city of Jiangxi province). Then it will link with Nanchang-Ganzhou railway, hence the railway train shortens the mileage to 840 km and the time cost between Nanchang and Shenzhen to nearly 3 hours.