Eastern China-Kunming in 9 Hours: Shanghai Rail Reveals New Timetable Effective 05 January 2017

Official information from Shanghai Rail reveals that the Shanghai-Kunming HSR, which is slated to open in full on 29 December 2016, as per the latest plans, will be part of the new national railway timetable effective from 05 January 2017. Here’s a look at the highlights of the new timetable, which is valid for connections… Continue reading Eastern China-Kunming in 9 Hours: Shanghai Rail Reveals New Timetable Effective 05 January 2017

New Timetables on 15 May 2016: Ji’nan Rail to Offer Late Night HSR Trains

This update is from People’s Railway Daily. This is the official national railway newspaper for China. Ji’nan Rail, which operates trains mostly in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong, will introduce improve train services on the Beijing-Shanghai HSR, Qingdao-Rongcheng Intercity Railway, and the Qingdao-Ji’nan Passenger Railway. Ji’nan Rail will operate a total of 671 trains… Continue reading New Timetables on 15 May 2016: Ji’nan Rail to Offer Late Night HSR Trains

New Timetables on 15 May 2016: More Peak Hour HSR Trains for Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei

This update is from People’s Railway Daily. This is the official national railway newspaper for China. Citing People’s Railway Daily, peoplerail.com has reported that the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei metropolitan area is to benefit from more frequent train services with the arrival of the new national railway timetables on 15 May 2016. While most of these new trains… Continue reading New Timetables on 15 May 2016: More Peak Hour HSR Trains for Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei

Christmas Eve 2013: Longer Metro service hours

It’s Christmas Eve again — as a result, some metro operators in China are extending service hours. Guangzhou: The Guangzhou Metro is extending services across the whole network by 1 hour. Nanjing: Last trains on all Nanjing Metro lines depart at 02:00 (25 Dec). Note: Ticket machines will be out of service after midnight. Use… Continue reading Christmas Eve 2013: Longer Metro service hours

Timetable Changes for Nanjing, Shanghai, Hangzhou HSR Trains as of 15 May 2012

In brief:HSR trains running between Nanjing, Shanghai and Hangzhou will see timetable changes beginning 15 May 2012. The Shanghai Railway Administration has announced on 08 May 2012 a series of changes to trains running between Nanjing, Shanghai and Hangzhou. A new D train (lower fares, but also lower speeds) — Train D5669 — will run between Shanghai… Continue reading Timetable Changes for Nanjing, Shanghai, Hangzhou HSR Trains as of 15 May 2012

Shanghai-Nanjing, Shanghai-Hangzhou HSR: Premier, Business Class Seats Discounts Coming

In brief:If you book early, you can get Premier or Business Class seats cheaper on the Shanghai-Nanjing and Shanghai-Hangzhou HSR later this month. If you always wanted a seat at the head of the train, or wanted to lie down totally flat in Business Class, there’s good news for you. From 18 May 2012 through… Continue reading Shanghai-Nanjing, Shanghai-Hangzhou HSR: Premier, Business Class Seats Discounts Coming

Optimised Shanghai–Nanjing Intercity HSR Schedule Takes Effect 28 March 2012

In brief:Minor changes to train schedules on the Shanghai–Nanjing Intercity HSR will take effect as of 28 March 2012. The recent timetable adjustments on the Shanghai–Nanjing High Speed Railway did not, in actual fact, go down too well with locals alongside the rail corridor. Complaints were particularly strong in Kunshan, which did not benefit a… Continue reading Optimised Shanghai–Nanjing Intercity HSR Schedule Takes Effect 28 March 2012

Beijing-Shanghai HSR Timetable to Change on 12 December 2011

There’ll be a pretty big change of the timetables on the Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway to come in effect as of 12 December 2011. Up to 92 “pairs” of trains will run during peak demand travel periods (a “pair” equates to two trains, each travelling in another direction: so a “pair” would equate to a… Continue reading Beijing-Shanghai HSR Timetable to Change on 12 December 2011

Shanghai-Nanjing HSR: Timetable Changes (5 Nov 2011)

With effect from 5 November 2011: Train G7042 will not stop at Baohuashan. This train will now additionally call at Zhenjiang (arr 08:56, dep 08:58). Train G7122 will not stop at Danyang. This train will now additionally call at Baohuashan (arr 07:45, dep 07:47). Times of departure and arrival for this train at Zhenjiang will… Continue reading Shanghai-Nanjing HSR: Timetable Changes (5 Nov 2011)