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

Construction Begins on Shaanxi Section of Yichuan-Xi’an HSR

This update incorporates content from peoplerail.com. This is the official national railway Web news and information portal for China. Works has begun on the Yinchuan-Xi’an HSR, according to the national rail operator, China Railways. This follows works beginning on an earlier part as early as December 2015. The new, 618 km (386¼ mi) line, will… Continue reading Construction Begins on Shaanxi Section of Yichuan-Xi’an HSR