Beijing South Railway Station Opens Express Entrances at Arrivals Hall

One of the beauties of the Beijing South (Beijingnan) Railway Station is that it was built for the future — future-proofed both in terms of dimensions, the direct subway link (two lines!), and a handful of express entrances. And indeed, all of these seven express entrances have been opened recently, being of particular help to… Continue reading Beijing South Railway Station Opens Express Entrances at Arrivals Hall

Beijing Subway to Partially Shut Down on 02-03 September 2015

Update (20:20 on 30 August 2015): Content as provided below has been confirmed as correct. Due to the military parade to take place on 03 September 2015, marking 70 years since the end of World War II in Asia, the Beijing Subway will cut back on services, according to the Beijing Subway authorities. Some stations… Continue reading Beijing Subway to Partially Shut Down on 02-03 September 2015

Beijing Subway Line 14 Now Open from Xiju to Zhangguozhuang

Just today, the part of Subway Line 14 between Xiju and Zhangguozhang stations opened. This part isn’t exactly in central Beijing; you had to ride Line 10 out to Xiju, in western urban Beijing, to get on the new line. And why so far, might you ask? That’s because this very part of Line 14… Continue reading Beijing Subway Line 14 Now Open from Xiju to Zhangguozhuang

Beijing Line 14 (West) to Open in Early May 2013

Just in time for the Beijing Garden Expo, which is to be held from 18 May 2013 through to 18 November 2013, Beijing will open the western part of Subway Line 14. The opening is slated for early May 2013. Local media report up to 120,000 passengers are expected to use this line daily. The… Continue reading Beijing Line 14 (West) to Open in Early May 2013