Chinese High Speed Railway Network

China’s high speed railway network is already the largest worldwide, and it will continue to grow. Presently, the “big three” cities — Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou — all have at least two major high speed railway lines.

See also: National 4×4 Key HSR Routes

The current network consists of the following:

Intraregional Beijing / Tianjin / Hebei

  • Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway
  • Tianjin-Qinhuangdao High Speed Railway

Interregional from Beijing

  • Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway
  • Beijing-Hong Kong High Speed Railway (Mainland stretch, Beijing-Shenzhen)

Intraregional Shanghai / Nanjing / Hangzhou

  • Shanghai-Hangzhou High Speed Railway
  • Nanjing-Shanghai Intercity High Speed Railway
  • Nanjing-Hangzhou High Speed Railway

Interregional from Shanghai

  • Shanghai-Wuhan-Chengdu Express Railway
  • Shanghai-Kunming High Speed Railway (Shanghai – Huaihua section open)

Intraregional Guangzhou / Shenzhen / Hong Kong / Macao

  • Guangzhou-Shenzhen Railway
  • Guangzhou-Zhuhai Intercity Railway

Interregional from Guangzhou

  • Beijing-Hong Kong High Speed Railway (Mainland stretch, Beijing-Shenzhen)
  • Southeastern Coastal High Speed Railway

Intraregional Rest of China

  • Harbin-Dalian High Speed Railway
  • Hefei-Bengbu High Speed Railway
  • Taiyuan-Shijiazhuang and Ji’nan-Qingdao High Speed Railways
  • Zhengzhou-Xi’an High Speed Railway