China Railways Announces New Timetables to Take Effect on 10 April 2019

The Chinese railways have announced a substantial change to their timetables, to take effect on 10 April 2019. It is likely there will be further fine-tuning to come in the summer, in advance of an anticipated speedbump on the southern half of the Beijing-Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong HSR. Here are the major improvements as per the national… Continue reading China Railways Announces New Timetables to Take Effect on 10 April 2019

Qingdao-Rongcheng Intercity Trains: Now Reality from Qingdao

The first intercity express rail line in eastern China’s province of Shandong opened in full on 16 November 2016, and the new connection from Qingdao to the rest of the Qingdao-Rongcheng Intercity Railway cuts travel time from Qingdao to Yantai from 4 hours and 30 minutes down to as short as 1 hour 15 minutes,… Continue reading Qingdao-Rongcheng Intercity Trains: Now Reality from Qingdao

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

01 July 2015 New Schedules: New Trains from Zhengzhou Station

Chinese railways will operate under a new and vastly improved schedule as of 01 July 2015. If you will be travelling via Zhengzhou Railway Station (郑州站), here are the new and improved train services from this station…

New Rail Schedule for 01 July 2015 Brings New Connections to Beijing

On 01 July 2015, there will be very visible changes to the national railway timetable. Beijing is on the receiving end of many new and improved railway services, according to Beijing Rail. New HSR trains will launch from Beijing to Mt Huangshan and Guiyang, amongst other destinations, and regular rail services will also see speedbumps.… Continue reading New Rail Schedule for 01 July 2015 Brings New Connections to Beijing

Extra Qingdao-Ji’nan East Trains for Late May and Early June 2015

There will be extra trains running between Qingdao and Ji’nan East (Ji’nandong) on 29 May 2015, 31 May 2015, 05 June 2015, and 07 June 2015, according to information from Ji’nan Rail. Extra Train D9465 (Ji’nan East – Qingdao) Ji’nan East (Ji’nandong): departure 19:29 Zibo: arrival 20:08, departure 20:10 Weifang: arrival 20:46, departure 20:48 Qingdao… Continue reading Extra Qingdao-Ji’nan East Trains for Late May and Early June 2015

Now Open: Qingdao North Railway Station

The Qingdao North Railway Station (青岛北站, Qingdao Bei Zhan) has entered service today with the inauguration of the first HSR service (Train G1248). Passengers coming in from central Qingdao may use Huanwan Road (northbound from the city centre) or arrive via the Cross-Harbour Bridge Elevated Road (exit just before the toll gate), then pass through… Continue reading Now Open: Qingdao North Railway Station

More Care for Seniors Travelling Alone on Qingdao Trains

During the Spring Festival Travel Season, the Qingdao-Shanghai HSR Crew of Qingdao Passenger Department, Ji’nan Rail, will give extra care to senior citizens travelling alone on high speed services. Trains with Senior Citizen Special Care services include the following:— G188 G191 G192 G195 G221 / G224 G229 / G232 G226 / G227 G234 / G235… Continue reading More Care for Seniors Travelling Alone on Qingdao Trains

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