Shanghai Rail Ticketing Machines: No Longer Just at Stations

Local media including Xinhua (Chinese; via peoplerail.com) report that Shanghai Rail is considering making good on a pilot programme which has seen rail ticketing machines being introduced across the city — but no longer just at rail stations. Previously, the only place where rail ticketing was available outside stations were, well, on the Internet. 39… Continue reading Shanghai Rail Ticketing Machines: No Longer Just at Stations

Shanghai Rail to See New Trains with 01 July 2015 New Timetable

Shanghai Rail, which serves the municipality of Shanghai, as well as the neighbouring provinces of Anhui, Jiangsu and Zhejiang, are announcing 40 new trains for the new timetable to take effect on 01 July 2015. These include new long-distance services from Shanghai to Zhengzhou and Ürümqi South (Ürümqinan / Wulumuqinan), Shanghai South (Shanghainan) to Jiujiang,… Continue reading Shanghai Rail to See New Trains with 01 July 2015 New Timetable

Shanghai Rail to Offer Extra Trains Over 2015 Dragon Boat Festival Holiday

Shanghai Rail, which manages railway services for the cities and provinces of Shanghai, Anhui, Jiangsu and Zhejiang, has announced they will be running extra trains just in time for Dragon Boat Festival. These trains include the following HSR trains: Trains G103, G109, G120, G123, G124, G127, G128, G136, G144, G151, G155, G156, G159, and G160… Continue reading Shanghai Rail to Offer Extra Trains Over 2015 Dragon Boat Festival Holiday

Zhengzhou-Xuzhou HSR: Tracks to be Laid in September 2015

The crucial high speed link between Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s province of He’nan, and Xuzhou, a major inland city in Jiangsu province not far from the eastern Chinese coast, will be reality in 2016. The Zhengzhou Daily reports that tracks will now be laid on the new HSR line (which in fact is already… Continue reading Zhengzhou-Xuzhou HSR: Tracks to be Laid in September 2015