The People’s Railway Daily has reported that this year, for the Spring Festival rush, Guangzhou West Railway Station has entered into operation early this year.
This year, the station entered into service beginning 26 January 2012. So that the main Guangzhou Railway Station is relieved of some of its passenger flow, Guangzhou West will take over 20 trains from Guangzhou Railway Station.
Local authorities also mentioned that there are a number of buses, so to allow passengers to continue their journey after leaving the train.
Guangzhou West Railway Station usually is only in service during busier times, such as the Spring Festival rush.