Recently, Guangdong Provincial Railway Construction Investment Group Co., Ltd. held its 2017 working conference. This year, three intercity railway projects and six national railway projects will be started in Guangdong Province. Among others, Shantou Port Railway with an investment of about 3.3 billion yuan is included into six national railway projects. The Project line is about 17.25 kilometers in length and it is the extension line of Guangzhou-Meizhou-Shantou Railway. It connects with Guangzhou, Macao and Hong Kong through a cross harbor tunnel. After the completion of the Project, the collection and distribution system of Shantou Port will be further improved, and Shantou Port's position as a regional central port will be further enhanced.
Source:Shantou Daily, Mar 10, 2017