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Wuxi Railway Station was built in 1906. It is 1337 km (831 miles) from Beijing, and 126 km (78 miles) from Shanghai. As an important railway rub in East China, Wuxi Station serves fro over 150 trains every day. Almost all trains along Shanghai-Nanjing Rail Line pass this station. Besides, there are departure trains for Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Yichang, and Ningbo. By taking bullet trains, Shanghai is only one hour and Suzhou is only half an hour from Wuxi.
Located in the northern area of Wuxi’s integrated transport hub, Wuxi Coach Station is a topping bus terminal in China based on its outstanding facilities and services. Occupying an area of 64,900 square meters with a total building area of 124,000 square meters, the 3-floor station provided extensive passenger routes to 21 provinces, cities and autonomous regions. The daily number of dispatched coaches surpasses 1,900 with a daily passenger capacity of 35,000 people and over 90,000 people in peak days.
Wuxi Coach Station is committed to providing convenient services for passengers. Thanks to the design of "coming downstairs and going upstairs”, the traffic streams, passenger flows and goods flows have been kept in order. Additionally, the modern transport concept of “no transfer” was also adopted, which has contributed to the construction of Wuxi’s modern transport hub by integrating railway, inter-city railway, subway and bus. Due to its significant transport capacity and convenient services, Wuxi Coach Station has been the passenger distribution center of Wuxi.
Currently, there are 10 bus routes in Wuxi Coach Station, including 6 inner routes and 4 passing routes. In order to further improve the bus facilities in the northern square of Wuxi Railway Station, 40 bus routes have been opened or adjusted after a full investigation and demonstration of traffic and public security departments, including 9 routes on the eastern roundabout, 8 routes on the western roundabout, 11 inner routes and 12 passing routes. Owing to this, Wuxi Central Station has basically connected with all regions, groups, tourist sites and Taihu New City with one-transfer by bus.
Wuxi Sunan International Airport was built since 1995 and put into operation on February 18, in 2004. The new airport, in the 4D level and meeting the full load take-off and landing of Boeing 757 and aircrafts under the level, was started to use on September 28, in 2007. It is available for the take-off and landing of Boeing 747 after its runway was thickened in 2009.
The airport has introduced 7 airlines, including Shenzhen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China United Airlines, Air China, Sichuan Airlines and Shenzhen Donghai Airlines, and opened 13 domestic and international lines as well as regional routes, including Beijing, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Macao, and Osaka. It has over 60 flights per day averagely, and average seat kilometer utilization surpasses 70%. Besides, the airport also introduces cargo aircrafts to operate freight transport business.
Businesses of the airport are developed speedily under the guidance of Wuxi Municipal CPC Committee and the government. The growth rates of main indexes, such as annual passenger throughout and cargo throughout, respectively ranking in 39th and 27th position among all civil airports, keep in a leading position in the country. In 2009, the airport saw a passenger throughput of 2.2179 million passengers, and cargo throughput of 47,000 tons.
Wuxi Sunan International Airport Group Co., Ltd. devotes to developing the Sunan International Airport to serve the economic and social development in Wuxi even the whole south area of Jiangsu. It takes advantage over location as a transport hub in the Yangtze River Delta Region, integrates inner resources, optimizes industrial structure and coordinates military aviation and civil aviation, to enhance Wuxi’s competitiveness.