Second HSR Station for Hong Kong? Macao to Get High Speed?

As of late, plans for more rail links in the Pearl River Delta, also known as the Greater Bay Area, are popping up around the Chinese rail world. Here’s a look at what is being proposed, as per part of the regional plan. Note: As with everything China, the following may be subject to change!… Continue reading Second HSR Station for Hong Kong? Macao to Get High Speed?

New Express Intercity Link Between Beijing and Bazhou to be Built By 2019

An all-new express intercity HSR link is to be built between Beijing and Bazhou, northern Hebei. The new 93 km (58 mi) route will also form part of the future Beijing-Kowloon HSR, and will connect Beijing West (Beijingxi) Railway Station via the new airport being built in the southern Beijing with Bazhou. The People’s Railway… Continue reading New Express Intercity Link Between Beijing and Bazhou to be Built By 2019

Beijing Rail to Add Four New Beijing-Tianjin Intercity HSR Trains During 2015 Dragon Boat Festival

On 19 June 2015, HSR stations in Beijing and Tianjin are expected to be very busy. To let more passengers be on the move between the two megacities, four extra intercity trains are scheduled for that day. Please note that these are G trains (which are usually train codes used for long-distance HSR trains) instead… Continue reading Beijing Rail to Add Four New Beijing-Tianjin Intercity HSR Trains During 2015 Dragon Boat Festival

Harbin-Qiqihar HSR to Open in August 2015

The all-new Harbin-Qiqihar HSR will open to the general public in August 2015, according to reports from Harbin Rail. Tests on the new line are already underway. The 281 km (176 mi) long line is ready for speeds up to 250 km/h (155 mph) and will be composed of eight stations, as follows: Harbin North… Continue reading Harbin-Qiqihar HSR to Open in August 2015

Wuhan-Huangshi and Wuhan-Huanggang Intercity Railways Enter Service

The Wuhan-Huangshi and Wuhan-Huanggang Intercity Railways entered service today, 18 June 2014. These make Wuhan the first city to have three intercity railways, with the first one — the Wuhan-Xianning Intercity Railway — already in operation. The two railways share the first three stations — Huashan South (花山南 / Huashannan), Zuoling (左岭) and Gedian South… Continue reading Wuhan-Huangshi and Wuhan-Huanggang Intercity Railways Enter Service

Now Open: Guangzhou – Zhuhai Intercity Railway

That Guangzhou South Railway Station (广州南站) is getting busier and busier… Presently home to the Wuhan-Guangzhou (Wuguang) High Speed Railway (HSR; 武广高铁), the super-big station in southern Guangzhou today has a fair bit of new rail traffic to contend with: the Guangzhou-Zhuhai (Guangzhu) Intercity Railway (广珠城轨) is now officially reality (two days behind schedule, in… Continue reading Now Open: Guangzhou – Zhuhai Intercity Railway