Qinghuayuan Railway Station to Permanently Close Starting 01 November 2016

Qinghuayuan Railway Station (清华园站), just 4 kilometres (2½ miles) away from the Beijing North (Beijingbei) rail terminus at Xizhimen, will permanently close on 01 November 2016. This is as works for the Qinghuayuan Tunnel, part of the new Beijing-Zhangjiakou HSR, gets underway. The railway station, amongst one of the oldest in the Chinese capital, was… Continue reading Qinghuayuan Railway Station to Permanently Close Starting 01 November 2016

Beijing: Ciqikou Subway Station Closed 16 Nov 2014 – 20 Dec 2014

Beijing will open the new, west-east Subway Line 7 in late 2014. The new line will connect to existing lines, including the busy Subway Line 5. The connection here will be made at Ciqikou station (地铁磁器口站), where riders will be free to change between Lines 5 and 7. In preparation for this, Beijing Subway has… Continue reading Beijing: Ciqikou Subway Station Closed 16 Nov 2014 – 20 Dec 2014