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

Eastern China-Kunming in 9 Hours: Shanghai Rail Reveals New Timetable Effective 05 January 2017

Official information from Shanghai Rail reveals that the Shanghai-Kunming HSR, which is slated to open in full on 29 December 2016, as per the latest plans, will be part of the new national railway timetable effective from 05 January 2017. Here’s a look at the highlights of the new timetable, which is valid for connections… Continue reading Eastern China-Kunming in 9 Hours: Shanghai Rail Reveals New Timetable Effective 05 January 2017

Xuzhou East Railway Station to See Major Expansion

This update is from peoplerail.com. This is the official national railway Web portal for China. 2016 will mark the 5th year Xuzhou East (Xuzhoudong) Railway Station will have been in existence. However, far from being concerned about if it’s too far from Central Xuzhou, the station itself is more worried about it being overwhelmed by… Continue reading Xuzhou East Railway Station to See Major Expansion

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