Dalian “Soft Opens” Metro Line 2

The city of Dalian in northeastern China’s province of Liaoning has “soft opened” Metro Line 2 today (22 May 2015). Ticket sales began at 11:18 with the line opened to the public at that time. Line 2 will also in future connect to Dalian North (Dalianbei) Railway Station, which is the city’s HSR hub. Here… Continue reading Dalian “Soft Opens” Metro Line 2

Harbin-Dalian High Speed Railway to Enter Service on 01 December 2012

China’s first HSR line to run through freezing climates in the Great Northeast will be opened on 01 December 2012. The line runs for 921 km and goes through Liaoning, Jilin, and Heilongjiang provinces. This will be China’s very first HSR line in such freezing conditions — and at the same time, it will also… Continue reading Harbin-Dalian High Speed Railway to Enter Service on 01 December 2012

Harbin-Dalian HSR Ready to Rock in July 2012

And it rocks exactly a year after the Beijing-Shanghai HSR took off. The Harbin-Dalian (Hada) HSR (哈大高速铁路) will be ready to ferry riders from Heilongjiang’s capital, Harbin, down to Dalian in Liaoning, in under 4 hours’ time as of July 2012. (The original line was scheduled for a 1 October 2011; however, Sheng Guangzu, the… Continue reading Harbin-Dalian HSR Ready to Rock in July 2012