China to Open Nearly 5,000 km of HSR Lines in 2019

At least 4,447 km. We’ve done the number crunching and this is how the figures look. So let’s hope you’ve a visa or residence permit valid for quite a while, because those new lines will connect you to many key destinations across China. (Why not an exact figure? The expansion of the Pearl River Delta/Greater… Continue reading China to Open Nearly 5,000 km of HSR Lines in 2019

Hohhot Rail Publishes Guide on Baotou Ring Railway Bus Connections

This update incorporates content from Hohhot Rail. Hohhot Rail mostly manage railways in northern and northeastern China centred on Inner Mongolia. The city of Baotou is rather large city (although dimensions-wise, it’s not even close to the likes of Beijing!), so the city has recently put into service a ring railway, as we reported earlier.… Continue reading Hohhot Rail Publishes Guide on Baotou Ring Railway Bus Connections

Track Laying Begins on Inner Mongolia’s First HSR Line

This update incorporates content from peoplerail.com. This is the official national railway Web news and information portal for China. Track-laying work has begun on the Zhangjiakou-Hohhot HSR, and on 12 September 2016, the first rails were laid in the Ulanqab-Zhangjiakou section. The 286.8 km (179¼ mi) long new line will link Hohhot, capital of northern… Continue reading Track Laying Begins on Inner Mongolia’s First HSR Line

Hohhot Rail: Running CRH Train Services for One Year

08 January 2016 will mark one full year of accelerated CRH train services at Hohhot Rail, which mainly serves Inner Mongolia. Train repair crew are getting ready just before the big day just ensure that trains are working perfectly. Mostly in their 20s, they don’t have all the time in the world: all work has… Continue reading Hohhot Rail: Running CRH Train Services for One Year

Tickets Now Available for Inner Mongolia’s First CRH Express Trains

CRH express trains are coming to Inner Mongolia and will serve the Jining–Baotou line starting from 08 January 2015. Hohhot Rail has recently announced that these new services will serve travellers in Hohhot, Baotou, and Ulanqab. Tickets for these trains are available beginning today. This makes Hohhot Rail China’s second-to-last rail bureau territory to run… Continue reading Tickets Now Available for Inner Mongolia’s First CRH Express Trains