Huangtudian Railway Station Opens to Passenger Rail Traffic

Huangtudian Railway Station (黄土店站) has opened to passenger rail traffic, and will now be the Beijing terminus for all Suburban Line S2 trains until late 2019. The station is a short walk away from Exit G4 at Huoying Subway Station. Passengers who were used to going to Beijing North (Beijingbei) station at Xizhimen will now… Continue reading Huangtudian Railway Station Opens to Passenger Rail Traffic

Beijing North (Beijingbei) Railway Station to Suspend All Train Services Starting 01 November 2016

Beijing’s north railway station, otherwise known as Beijingbei station, will be closed to railway traffic as of 01 November 2016, but its ticket office will remain open. The station itself will re-open at a later time. When the closures enter effect, all trains that leave currently from Beijing North will be diverted as follows: All… Continue reading Beijing North (Beijingbei) Railway Station to Suspend All Train Services Starting 01 November 2016

Beijing Subway Lines 1 and 8 to Close Earlier on 14 November 2015

Last trains will run earlier on Beijing Subway Lines 1 and 8 on 14 November 2015 due to earlier closures to allow for signalling improvements. If you’ll be travelling late, use an alternative route. Beijing Subway Line 1: Last trains and station closures will start as of 20:00 on Line 1. From Pingguoyuan and Sihui… Continue reading Beijing Subway Lines 1 and 8 to Close Earlier on 14 November 2015

Olympic Sports Centre Station to be Closed on 18 July 2015 for Bird’s Nest Football Game

The Olympic Sports Centre station on Beijing Subway Line 8 will be closed beginning 17:00 on Saturday, 18 July 2015, due to a football game at the National Stadium (Bird’s Nest). Passengers are advised to use Exit D at the Olympic Green interchange between Lines 8 and 15 to continue to the stadium. The Olympic… Continue reading Olympic Sports Centre Station to be Closed on 18 July 2015 for Bird’s Nest Football Game

Beijing: APEC Subway Update: More Temporary Closures on Line 8

A quick update due to APEC and what this means for passengers on the Beijing Subway: Both South Gate of Forest Park and Beitucheng stations will close beginning 19:30 today, 04 November 2014, and they will remain closed until further notice. This will impact one Line 8 station and one interchange station between Lines 8… Continue reading Beijing: APEC Subway Update: More Temporary Closures on Line 8

Beijing to Build Subway Lines 8 and 16

This is original content from an earlier constituent site, and dates from before April 2012. The city of Beijing is thinking about expanding its Subway network, following the successful opening of the highly popular Subway Line 5. It plans to build and expand Subway Lines 8 and 16. Subway Line 8: Huilongguan – Olympic Area… Continue reading Beijing to Build Subway Lines 8 and 16