Direct HSR Trains to Link Wuhan and Shenzhen Next Month

In brief:Direct high speed trains will link Wuhan with Shenzhen as of 01 April 2012. At present, passengers going from Shenzhen North to Changsha South, Wuhan, or other destinations on the Wuhan-Guangzhou stretch of the Beijing-Hong Kong HSR are required to change trains at the Guangzhou South Railway Station. However, with effect from 01 April… Continue reading Direct HSR Trains to Link Wuhan and Shenzhen Next Month

Guangzhou West Railway Station Enters Service Early

The People’s Railway Daily has reported that this year, for the Spring Festival rush, Guangzhou West Railway Station has entered into operation early this year. This year, the station entered into service beginning 26 January 2012. So that the main Guangzhou Railway Station is relieved of some of its passenger flow, Guangzhou West will take… Continue reading Guangzhou West Railway Station Enters Service Early

Guangzhou South-Shenzhen North Part of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong HSR Opens

China’s high speed railway system took a battering after the horrid crash in Wenzhou this past summer, and many lines fell victim to a spate of downgrading and delays, but this has not meant China has given up on HSR. Despite opening 50 km/h slower than originally planned, the high speed connection was still made… Continue reading Guangzhou South-Shenzhen North Part of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong HSR Opens

Breaking News: Two Killed, Two Injured by CRH Train in Shenzhen

Coming out from Sina Weibo: This just in — four unauthorized pedestrians who made their way onto a railway bridge suffered a collision with a CRH train on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen Railway. The exact location is around the Pinghu stretch in Shenzhen, Guangdong. One of the pedestrians, a 19-year-old from western China’s Gansu province, was hit… Continue reading Breaking News: Two Killed, Two Injured by CRH Train in Shenzhen

Now Open: Guangzhou – Zhuhai Intercity Railway

That Guangzhou South Railway Station (广州南站) is getting busier and busier… Presently home to the Wuhan-Guangzhou (Wuguang) High Speed Railway (HSR; 武广高铁), the super-big station in southern Guangzhou today has a fair bit of new rail traffic to contend with: the Guangzhou-Zhuhai (Guangzhu) Intercity Railway (广珠城轨) is now officially reality (two days behind schedule, in… Continue reading Now Open: Guangzhou – Zhuhai Intercity Railway