Construction of the Yuzhu Tunnel will be launched by China Railway 18th Bureau Group this year and span 36 months.
The entire project will stretch 4.1 kilometers, of which 2.45 km will be tunnel, across Guangzhou's Haizhu, Tianhe and Huangpu districts. Most of the sections will allow for a maximum speed of 60 km per hour, while some are designed with a speed limit of 50 km per hour.
China Railway 18th Bureau Group hosts a meeting to prepare for the construction of the Yuzhu Tunnel.
Once operational, the project will further facilitate travel between Guangzhou Science City, Guangzhou International Financial City, the Yuzhu core area, the Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, and Guangzhou International Innovation City. Travel between the two banks of the Pearl River will be cut to five minutes to promote integrated development.