RIVER FERRY GIVEN TRIAL PERIOD FOR Island SERVICES

2015.04.26

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From April 27th, Changsha Orange Island area, the river ferry that has been operating under minimal safety measures (namely, via the unsafe stairway structure) will be given the chance to operate a more formal service model.

Changsha city government approved the establishment of the Orange Island Water Tourism passenger platform. 

At present, a water service operates (for about 30yuan each) between close to the subway station (Juzizhou) and the Mao Head's southern point.

The size of the barge has two floors, you can rest or sight-see. The ship's interior is not yet complete. Reporters learned from the transport sector, the new Orange Island Water Tourism passenger platform will be put into trial operation on April 27. With legitimate stops, the relevant authorities will gradually guide all tourist vessels operating in the Xiangjiang River to dock up and down on the platform route only.

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