Shanghai–Hangzhou High-Speed Railway

The Shanghai–Hangzhou High-Speed Railway is a high-speed rail line in China between Shanghai and Hangzhou. The line is 202 km in length and designed for commercial train service at 350 km/h (217 mph). It was built in 20 months and opened on October 26, 2010. The line shortened travel time between the two cities from 78 to 45 minutes.In October 2010, Chinese officials stated that a bullet train on the Huhang High-Speed Railway had set a new world record for train speed on a scheduled trip at 262 mph (422 km/h).