Fast Regular Z Trains to Run Between Changchun and Xiamen as of Mid-June 2015

There will be a new Z train (which is the fastest non-HSR train in China) running between northeastern China and the southeastern coast next to the Straits of Taiwan. Service will commence in mid-June 2015. Train Z102 will resume operations between Changchun in northeastern China and Xiamen in the southeast. This train will run every… Continue reading Fast Regular Z Trains to Run Between Changchun and Xiamen as of Mid-June 2015

Harbin-Dalian High Speed Railway to Enter Service on 01 December 2012

China’s first HSR line to run through freezing climates in the Great Northeast will be opened on 01 December 2012. The line runs for 921 km and goes through Liaoning, Jilin, and Heilongjiang provinces. This will be China’s very first HSR line in such freezing conditions — and at the same time, it will also… Continue reading Harbin-Dalian High Speed Railway to Enter Service on 01 December 2012

Harbin-Dalian HSR Ready to Rock in July 2012

And it rocks exactly a year after the Beijing-Shanghai HSR took off. The Harbin-Dalian (Hada) HSR (哈大高速铁路) will be ready to ferry riders from Heilongjiang’s capital, Harbin, down to Dalian in Liaoning, in under 4 hours’ time as of July 2012. (The original line was scheduled for a 1 October 2011; however, Sheng Guangzu, the… Continue reading Harbin-Dalian HSR Ready to Rock in July 2012