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Special trains to operate between Jilin province and Xinjiang

  Three special trains from Changchun, Jilin province to Altay, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, are to be put into operation in June, August and September, announced the Jilin government on May 10.

  The trains will call at Xining, Qinghai province; Dunhuang, Gansu province; and Urumchi, Kanas, Jimunai, Beitun, Turpan and Zhangye in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region and finally stop at Atlay.

  The entire trip will take 16 days, after which the trains will stay in Atlay for 3 days.