Test Runs on Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan Intercity Railway Now Underway

This update incorporates content from peoplerail.com. This is the official national railway Web news and information portal for China. The new intercity railway linking Changsha, capital of central southern China’s province of Hu’nan (Mao’s home province), is nearing full completion, with test runs underway since 14 October 2016. What’s particularly special about this line is… Continue reading Test Runs on Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan Intercity Railway Now Underway

New Beijing-Zhangjiakou Intercity Railway to Get Second Beijing Terminus

The new Beijing-Zhangjiakou (Kalgan) Intercity Railway, a new line and improvement of the existing Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway, will see the addition of Qinghe Railway Station as a second Beijing terminus, in addition to Beijing North (Beijingbei). The new railway will see a suburban Beijing terminus at Qinghe, which is approximately 15 km (9 ½ miles) northwest… Continue reading New Beijing-Zhangjiakou Intercity Railway to Get Second Beijing Terminus

Wuqing Railway Station To See Expansion

Currently the only midway station on the Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway, Wuqing station is in the process of being expanded, according to North China Web (link in Simplified Chinese). The station, currently 2,176 square metres in dimensions, will be doubled to 4,473 square metres. Exiting passengers will use a new part of the station, so to… Continue reading Wuqing Railway Station To See Expansion

Wuhan-Huangshi and Wuhan-Huanggang Intercity Railways Enter Service

The Wuhan-Huangshi and Wuhan-Huanggang Intercity Railways entered service today, 18 June 2014. These make Wuhan the first city to have three intercity railways, with the first one — the Wuhan-Xianning Intercity Railway — already in operation. The two railways share the first three stations — Huashan South (花山南 / Huashannan), Zuoling (左岭) and Gedian South… Continue reading Wuhan-Huangshi and Wuhan-Huanggang Intercity Railways Enter Service