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

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: More Regional Rail Trains Across China

This update is from peoplerail.com. This is the official national railway Web portal for China. China Railway Corporation has announced over 200 new regular rail trains (100 pairs) across all of the nation as the national rail operator switches over to a new timetable starting 15 May 2016. The new timetable is one of the… Continue reading New Timetables on 15 May 2016: More Regional Rail Trains Across China

New Timetables on 15 May 2016: Zhengzhou Rail to Offer More Regional Trains

This update is from People’s Railway Daily. This is the official national railway newspaper for China. Zhengzhou Rail will operate 34 new regular rail trains (17 pairs) running long-distance services and an additional 22 late-night CRH trains (11 pairs). In addition, an extra 10 trains (5 pairs) will operate during periods of high demand, such… Continue reading New Timetables on 15 May 2016: Zhengzhou Rail to Offer More Regional Trains

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: Beijing-Shanghai HSR to Get Double Direct Train Services

Right now, the fastest trains on the Beijing-Shanghai HSR are those that have train numbers in are in the single digits — trains G1 to G4 are probably the fastest trains on Planet Earth, with just one intermediate stop in Nanjing (South Station / Nanjingnan). The new timetables, due to be in effect on 15 May… Continue reading New Timetables on 15 May 2016: Beijing-Shanghai HSR to Get Double Direct Train Services

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

China Railways to Introduce All-New Timetables for Mid-May 2016

By mid-May 2016, a vastly improved national railway timetable will be implemented, according to China Railway Corporation. There will be 600 new trains (300 new pairs) in service, bringing the total number of nationwide passenger train services to around 6,800 (3,400 pairs). This new improvement is one of the largest in recent years and will… Continue reading China Railways to Introduce All-New Timetables for Mid-May 2016

Beijing Subway to Partially Shut Down on 02-03 September 2015

Update (20:20 on 30 August 2015): Content as provided below has been confirmed as correct. Due to the military parade to take place on 03 September 2015, marking 70 years since the end of World War II in Asia, the Beijing Subway will cut back on services, according to the Beijing Subway authorities. Some stations… Continue reading Beijing Subway to Partially Shut Down on 02-03 September 2015

Some Trains from Beijing Might See Changes in April 2012

The Tianjin-Qinhuangdao High Speed Railway continues to be built. In order to complete this line, changes need to be made to Qinhuangdao Railway Station. Works there may affect 13 HSR trains and 9 regular rail trains that involve Beijing. This may mean that your train will stop at different or less stations, or that your… Continue reading Some Trains from Beijing Might See Changes in April 2012