This is the official national railway newspaper for China.
Ji’nan Rail, which operates trains mostly in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong, will introduce improve train services on the Beijing-Shanghai HSR, Qingdao-Rongcheng Intercity Railway, and the Qingdao-Ji’nan Passenger Railway. Ji’nan Rail will operate a total of 671 trains (335.5 pairs), with over half of these CRH express services (351 trains, or 175.5 pairs). New late-night HSR trains will also be introduced.
More direct HSR trains will run from Qingdao and Rongcheng directly to other major Chinese cities including Beijing and Shanghai. New, later-night train services will be introduced for passengers travelling to Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin West (Tianjinxi), Nanjing, Xuzhou, and other destinations; also new will be more weekend train services from Ji’nan West (Ji’nanxi) to Shanghai Hongqiao.
More regular rail train services are also expected. There will be new Liaocheng-Jinhua and Beijing-Heze trains, as well as new trains running from Zaozhuang West (Zaozhuangxi) to Linyi (4 local trains, 4 long-distance trains). New trains will also extend Ulanhot-Tianjin trains to Dongying South (Dongyingnan) and also extend Ji’nan-Binzhou trains to Lingcheng (this service will now use Ji’nan East station instead).