At 00:58 on April 8, a tourist-dedicated train carrying 642 passengers departed from Taiyuan Station, starting a 10-day trip from Shanxi to Hubei Province. This is the first inter-provincial tourist-dedicated train operated by China Railway Taiyuan Group Co., Ltd. this year.
With the spring coming, passengers who take high speed trains to Hubei for cherry blossom sightseeing are in an endless stream. Thoroughly implementing the operation strategy of "making up passenger transport deficiency in Spring Festival with Spring Tourism", China Railway Taiyuan Group Co., Ltd. has grasped the opportunity of cherry blossom sightseeing to operate inter-provincial tourist-dedicated trains on a well-designed spring tourist route, thus fully playing the role of railway in driving domestic demand.
Passing by many hot tourist cities such as Xiangyang, Enshi and Wuhan and operating according to the tourists’ travel schedule, this tourist-dedicated train has become a popular spring tourism product once being launched. 21 groups, including Shanxi Provincial Cultural Tourism Industry Investment Promotion Association and Shanxi Choir Association, have also took the train, using music to spread "good scenery in Shanxi" to Hubei people.