Out the window, storm, by strong Typhoon “Hagupit” impact across the board today suspended Qiongzhou Strait, and even resistant to eight winds of the Guangdong Railway ferry also had been suspended, Hainan has become an isolated island with the mainland. Take a few days ago can not help think through the Qiongzhou Strait Guangdong Iron scenarios.
Come to Hainan to 10 years, many times by boat across the Qiongzhou Strait, but the train ride on the 2nd Guangdong Railway ferry over Qiongzhou Strait was the first time. At 9:00 on September 20, from Jiujiang to the sea to reach the long-distance bus terminals Peikang Guangdong-Hainan Railway, but would have to wait 11:30 ferry across the Channel, to be crossing the parking lot has parking space for vehicles, no way to wait for two more than an hour, inconvenient transportation constraints Hainan’s economic development can be seen, which is Hainan’s forces are mainly the construction of the Qiongzhou Strait crossing (bridge or tunnel) causes. Across the Qiongzhou Strait and the mainland across the sea, Hainan Island, the land can only rely on the ferry harbor traffic, every experience we have truly become a typhoon with the outside world cut off the traffic island, only the air traffic can be intermittent navigation, Hainan economy has not embarked on the reasons for this rapid development also has a great relationship.
Recall that in August 2001, a trip back to the sea, in the event of a typhoon Hai pier, two days before the harbor. Since then, very little out of the island by car, this was delayed due to return to the sea of time did not set out on a ticket before traveling back to Joan. However, this time, but blue skies, Qiongzhou Strait calm, very beautiful scenery, standing on Pak Kong Leizhou Peninsula, Guangdong-Hainan Railway Terminal MSC will be able to faintly see the sea lined with tall buildings, because it was the first ride through the Strait of Guangdong Iron, or feel a bit curious to see how the train on the ferry?
“Guangdong Railway No. 1″ and “Guangdong Iron 2″ is China’s first independently designed and built by a train ferry across the sea, every ship a total cost of 210 million yuan, in order to double diesel engine promotion, you can freely adjust the direction of 360 degrees.
It is open layered carrying passengers, cars, trains mixed shipment, length of 165.4 meters, width 22.6 meters, from the bottom to the main deck height is 9 meters to 15 meters height on the upper deck. January 7, 2003 a total investment of 4.8 billion yuan of China’s first cross-channel rail Guangdong-Hainan Railway opened to put into operation Qiongzhou Strait.
Guangdong Railway along the following to see how the No. 2 train ferry over Qiongzhou Strait bar ……
Du Chang – Jiujiang – Haikou lasted more than 20 hours of the shuttle arrived at the southernmost tip of Leizhou Peninsula, China Hai Guangdong-Hainan Railway ferry terminal North Port. In fact, this tour bus was quite comfortable, full air-conditioning, double sleeper with bathroom, full almost all highways, all the way landscapes are beautiful, that is, the more serious overloading.
Guangdong-Hainan Railway ferry boat waiting hall of North Port Terminal.
Guangdong Railway No. 2 train ferry.
Car in the ferry.
On the train was such a ferry.
Guangdong Railway No. 2 from North Port Terminal to the south Qiongzhou Straits, Haikou fled.
In the ferry afar Leizhou Peninsula in China’s southernmost corner.
Qiongzhou Strait, sea and sky merged.
Pier at Pak Kong loom Qiongzhou Strait on the opposite side of the mouth contour.
Guangdong Railway No. 2 passenger cabin.
Guangdong Iron 2 Qiongzhou Strait on the voyage.
Qiongzhou Strait is one of China’s three major straits, straight-line distance of 33.5 kilometers at its widest point. Guangdong Iron 2, drive about 50 minutes to the sea near the Guangdong-Hainan Railway ferry South Pier.
Began to enter port.
Another one within the South Pier No. 1, Guangdong railway ferry.
Ferry to prepare and align the tracks on shore.
The successful docking.
Cars and passenger access.
Guangdong Railway Ferry South Terminal entrance.
Out of the South, the nearby city of Haikou.
Guangdong-Hainan Railway map.