The Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge, commonly known as First Wuhan Yangtze Bridge, is the first bridge built over the Yangtze River in Wuhan. Constructed from 1955 to 1957, the combined road and rail bridge carries the Beijing-Guangzhou Railrway directly across the river between Snake Hill (Sheshan) in Wuchang and Turtle Hill (Guishan) in Hanyang. Before this bridge was built, it took an entire day to barge railcars across.
Hubei Province, called "E"for the People's Republic of provincial administrative regions. Hubei Province in central China, the Yangtze River, Dongting Lake and the north, between latitude 29 ° 05 'to 33 ° 20 ', longitude 108 ° 21 'to 116 ° 07 '; north of Henan Province, Anhui Province, east, southeast and south O Jiangxi and Hunan provinces, west of Chongqing Municipality, Shaanxi Province, adjacent to the northwest. 740 km long from east to north-south width of 470 km, an area of 185,900 square kilometers, accounting for 1.95% of total area, ranking 13th. The capital is the only central region vice provincial cities - Wuhan City.