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

Xi’an North Railway Station: Adding a Library to the Waiting Room…

This post incorporates content from peoplerail.com. This is the official national railway Web news and information portal for China. How would you like to pass your time reading books (instead of watching trains go by)? If you’ll be travelling from Xi’an North (Xi’anbei) Railway Station, this could very much be a new option! Xi’an North’s… Continue reading Xi’an North Railway Station: Adding a Library to the Waiting Room…

Xi’an Continues to Be a Popular Rail Getaway

The Dragon Boat (Duanwu) Festival three-day break turned out to be a good time to travel, and in China’s ancient capital where it all began — Xi’an (西安) — over 820,000 took to the rails, according to information from Xi’an Rail (in Chinese). The main station, Xi’an Railway Station, saw over 127,000 passenger movements in… Continue reading Xi’an Continues to Be a Popular Rail Getaway