China to Open Nearly 5,000 km of HSR Lines in 2019

At least 4,447 km. We’ve done the number crunching and this is how the figures look. So let’s hope you’ve a visa or residence permit valid for quite a while, because those new lines will connect you to many key destinations across China. (Why not an exact figure? The expansion of the Pearl River Delta/Greater… Continue reading China to Open Nearly 5,000 km of HSR Lines in 2019

Tracks Being Laid for Wuhan-Jiujiang High Speed Railway

This update incorporates content from People’s Railway Daily. This is the official national railway newspaper for China. Tracks are being laid in the province of Hubei, in central China, on the new, 198 km (123¾ mi)-long Wuhan-Jiujiang HSR, which is expected to open by late 2016. The new line, which runs through parts of the… Continue reading Tracks Being Laid for Wuhan-Jiujiang High Speed Railway

Works on Nanchang-Ganzhou HSR Get Underway

The city of Ganzhou, in southern Jiangxi, southeastern China, will, in five years’ time, get a new HSR link. The new, 415 km (258 mile) link, ready for speeds of 250 km/h (155 mph), will also be ready for future speedbumps. RMB 50.7 billion is being poured into the project, which has been built since… Continue reading Works on Nanchang-Ganzhou HSR Get Underway

Xuzhou to See New Rail Connections with New Timetable Starting 01 July 2015

The city of Xuzhou, in northern Jiangsu, eastern China, is about to see a huge improvement in railway services as of 01 July 2015. With the planned opening of the new Hefei-Fuzhou HSR by that time, there will be all-new high speed services to Fuzhou, Xiamen North (Xiamenbei) and Nanchang West (Nanchangxi). Also planned is… Continue reading Xuzhou to See New Rail Connections with New Timetable Starting 01 July 2015