Up to 34 New Railway Lines to Enter Operation Before End of 2016

This update incorporates content from peoplerail.com. This is the official national railway Web news and information portal for China. As if the recent opening of the Zhengzhou-Xuzhou HSR and the Qingdao-Rongcheng Intercity Railway weren’t big news already, there are upwards of 34 new railway lines which will also enter the national rail network by the… Continue reading Up to 34 New Railway Lines to Enter Operation Before End of 2016

Yunnan-Guangxi Railway to Open Guangxi Part (Nanning-Baise) by End of 2015

The Yunnan-Guangxi, or Kunming-Nanning Railway, is a new express rail link which will link Nanning, capital of southern China’s Guangxi Autonomous Region, to Kunming, capital of southwestern China’s province of Yunnan. The Guangxi part from Nanning to Baise will be open to traffic. This railway line is 710 km (444 miles) in length. The Guangxi… Continue reading Yunnan-Guangxi Railway to Open Guangxi Part (Nanning-Baise) by End of 2015

New HSR Services Link Lanzhou with Ürümqi, and Guangzhou with Nanning and Guiyang

China Railways has officially opened new services from Lanzhou to Ürümqi, and from Guangzhou to Guizhou and Nanning. The part from Lanzhou to Baoji, all in central western China, will open by around 2017, and around the same time, the extension to Xuzhou on the eastern seafront will also open. By then, trains will be… Continue reading New HSR Services Link Lanzhou with Ürümqi, and Guangzhou with Nanning and Guiyang

Liuzhou Welcomes Direct HSR Connection to Beijing

Liuzhou Railway Station in southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region welcomed today, for the first time, CRH high speed services leaving Guangxi to Beijing. Train G530, amongst others, have been extended to serve Liuzhou (extensions to Nanning are expected within the year). Most long-distance services, including the one to Beijing West, are operated by CRH380A… Continue reading Liuzhou Welcomes Direct HSR Connection to Beijing