As of 17 July 2020, Tracking China will be part of the new Trains Plus network and will see a major change in content. The following are the changes planned so far: News section redone: The News section will be redone so that only passenger-oriented information will be here on Tracking China. These include new… Continue reading Major Changes Coming Soon to Tracking China
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
If you were with us all the way from the very, very beginnings in 2012, you might have discovered that we decided to bring back the “HSR train-in-a-network map” icon, something that even some of us from Chinese national railways here “took note of”. And now it’s back and better than ever. We’ve decided to… Continue reading Tracking China Reveals Refreshed Logo
Nope, we don’t regard the train tracks as “the military line” or “part of an army that is closest to the enemy”, in case you looked up “front line” up in the dictionary. But hey, to this site, bringing you up-to-the-minute updates is seen as a “must” rather than a “probably can-do”. Every so often,… Continue reading Introducing Tracking China FrontLines
The Hefei-Fuzhou High Speed Railway opened on Sunday, 28 June 2015, to huge crowds, even though full services to destinations outside of the new line will commence only on 01 July 2015. This line was originally “under threat” to be downgraded to a 250 km/h (156 mph) line, but fortunately, it ended up a full,… Continue reading Hefei-Fuzhou HSR Opens; More Trains Coming 01 July 2015
We are pleased to be introducing a host of new changes and improvements here on Tracking China — just like our nation’s good ol’ (or new!) HSR trains… A new visual experience: This site is progressively introducing pictures with every page, and the trial versions of route maps and lists will be standardised. This will mean… Continue reading Tracking China — Now Even Better
Tracking China will now be including the full, Chinese Hanyu Pinyin name for stations on an increasing number of reports as of today, 29 December 2014, and on a full basis for reports on and after 08 June 2015. This has been used on a trial basis before. This move comes as some stations, direction… Continue reading Tracking China to Include Chinese Pinyin for Stations Beginning Today
The new and improved version of Tracking China is here, and it is a great pleasure to welcome visitors the world over. If you have previously been a visitor of the Beijingology, Civitology, Beijing A to B, MobileMetro.mobi / imetro.mobi, Random Jaunts or Dear Passengers websites, all train (city metro and Chinese national railways) info… Continue reading Welcome to Tracking China!