The Xin Dongfang (New East) train left at 19:00 on June 27, heading from Urumqi to Fuyun. It is the second journey of the "Xin Dongfang" train after the first, which started on June 9, according to the Chinese "People" newspaper.
//The scenery in northern Xinjiang and the culture in southern Xinjiang have great attractions for tourists, says Li Shuang, general manager of the Beijing Ocean Times International Travel Agency.
Train travel is an excellent option to enjoy the diverse beauty of Xinjiang.
In order to provide comfort conditions for passengers, the Xin Dongfang train is equipped with double beds and a private bathroom, just like a traveling hotel."//
The train can accommodate more than 160 tourists, and its journey takes 12 days between northern and southern Xinjiang, mainly passing through Fuyun, Baitun, Weining, Turpan, Kuka, Kashgar and several other places.
Along the way are more than 10 national '5A' scenic sites, such as Lakes Kikitu, Kanas, Salem and Naratti.