Beijing-Shanghai HSR Timetable to be Improved Further on 10 April 2018

Less than a month after Chunyun 2018 draws to a close, there are already visible improvements readied for the Beijing-Shanghai HSR, which features the world’s fastest conventional HSR train at 350 km/h (217 mph). Here are a few of the most visible improvements to note… 1. First-ever HSR trains to Central Shanghai. There used to… Continue reading Beijing-Shanghai HSR Timetable to be Improved Further on 10 April 2018

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

Shangqiu-Hefei-Hangzhou HSR Approved for Construction; Ready by 2019

A new HSR line linking Shangqiu, He’nan, with the two provincial capitals of Anhui and Zhejiang, has, according to domestic media, been approved by the Chinese government’s National Development and Reform Commission. This 798 km (nearly 500 mi) HSR route runs from Shangqiu, He’nan, via Hefei, Anhui, through to Hangzhou, Zhejiang, and has been approved… Continue reading Shangqiu-Hefei-Hangzhou HSR Approved for Construction; Ready by 2019

Hangzhou Metro Line 1 Opens to Traffic

Hangzhou’s first metro line has just opened to traffic. Ticketing began and stations opened at 14:30 on 24 November 2012. The 48 km long line comprises of 31 stations. The main line has 25 stations, whilst the spur to Linping is made up of 6 individual stations. This line crosses the Qiantang River between Linjiang… Continue reading Hangzhou Metro Line 1 Opens to Traffic

Timetable Changes for Nanjing, Shanghai, Hangzhou HSR Trains as of 15 May 2012

In brief:HSR trains running between Nanjing, Shanghai and Hangzhou will see timetable changes beginning 15 May 2012. The Shanghai Railway Administration has announced on 08 May 2012 a series of changes to trains running between Nanjing, Shanghai and Hangzhou. A new D train (lower fares, but also lower speeds) — Train D5669 — will run between Shanghai… Continue reading Timetable Changes for Nanjing, Shanghai, Hangzhou HSR Trains as of 15 May 2012