Hefei-Fuzhou HSR Opens; More Trains Coming 01 July 2015

The Hefei-Fuzhou High Speed Railway opened on Sunday, 28 June 2015, to huge crowds, even though full services to destinations outside of the new line will commence only on 01 July 2015. This line was originally “under threat” to be downgraded to a 250 km/h (156 mph) line, but fortunately, it ended up a full,… Continue reading Hefei-Fuzhou HSR Opens; More Trains Coming 01 July 2015

Hefei-Fuzhou High Speed Railway Opens 28 June 2015, Ticketing Begins 08:00 on 27 June 2015

In brief:The Hefei-Fuzhou High Speed Railway will open to the general public on 28 June 2015, with ticketing to start as of 08:00 China time on 27 June 2015. The new high speed line from Hefei, Anhui to Fuzhou, Fujian, will open to the public on 28 June 2015, with ticketing for those new trains… Continue reading Hefei-Fuzhou High Speed Railway Opens 28 June 2015, Ticketing Begins 08:00 on 27 June 2015

Fast Regular Z Trains to Run Between Changchun and Xiamen as of Mid-June 2015

There will be a new Z train (which is the fastest non-HSR train in China) running between northeastern China and the southeastern coast next to the Straits of Taiwan. Service will commence in mid-June 2015. Train Z102 will resume operations between Changchun in northeastern China and Xiamen in the southeast. This train will run every… Continue reading Fast Regular Z Trains to Run Between Changchun and Xiamen as of Mid-June 2015

Xuzhou to See New Rail Connections with New Timetable Starting 01 July 2015

The city of Xuzhou, in northern Jiangsu, eastern China, is about to see a huge improvement in railway services as of 01 July 2015. With the planned opening of the new Hefei-Fuzhou HSR by that time, there will be all-new high speed services to Fuzhou, Xiamen North (Xiamenbei) and Nanchang West (Nanchangxi). Also planned is… Continue reading Xuzhou to See New Rail Connections with New Timetable Starting 01 July 2015

Weather Update: Typhoon to Impact Provinces of Zhejiang and Fujian

A typhoon is expected to impact Zhejiang and Fujian provinces. This may affect your journey. The meteorological authorities forecasts Typhoon Fitow to reach the East China Sea on 05 October 2013, and to make landfall in the provinces of Zhejiang and Fujian on 06 – 07 October 2013, bringing strong winds up to or in… Continue reading Weather Update: Typhoon to Impact Provinces of Zhejiang and Fujian