The second operational railway is the Jiangmen branch of opened 2011 , which provides frequent service from to , where connections to the nation's high-speed railway network are available.
In but not , the area became known as the "Five Counties" when was added to Jiangmen's jurisdiction.
Since then, Jiangmen is served by direct trains to Shanghai.
Jiangmen Polytechnic College, located at Chaolian Island, enrolls about 13,000 students in various technical and humanities programs.
The local government's economic development strategies emphasize the development of tourism and protection of the environment.
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The city was incorporated into the People's Republic of China on 23 October 1949, and was proclaimed a city in 1951.
July 2020 A significant amount of historical heritage survives from the period of mass emigration prior to.