|"G" Type|| |
|West Railway Station||Wuhan||4.5-6.5h||---|
|South Railway Station||Shanghai||---||12h|
See details of the Beijing Train Schedule
This city has five railway stations in total including the East Railway Station for cargo and four others for passenger transportation:
Beijing Railway Station:
Located between Chongwen Gate and Dongbian Gate near the city center, this station, originally built in 1901, is the oldest one in the city. It now mainly operates routes to Shanghai, cities in the northeast and southeast provinces. International routes to Pyongyang, Ulan Bator and Moscow also depart from this station.
West Railway Station:
Located at East Lianhuachi Road near the 3rd West Ring Road, this station is one of the largest railway stations in the country. Every day, there are over two-hundred trains passing through the station, transporting passengers mainly from / to destinations in the south, southwest and northwest regions of China including Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Xian, Zhengzhou, Chengdu, Kunming, Guilin, Hangzhou and Urumqi. Also, the high-speed railway lines of Beijing-Guangzhou and Beijing-Xian operate from this station. The station is connected with subway line No. 9.
Located at the junction of the Xicheng, Dongcheng and Fengtai districts, it is the departure and arrival station of the high-speed railway lines of Beijing-Shanghai, Beijing-Harbin, Beijing-Hefei-Fuzhou and Beijing-Tianjin. As China’s first modern, large-scale railway station for passenger transportation, its passenger flow ranks third in the world and is reputed to be the “Largest Railway Station in Asia”. It also operates routes to Nanjing, Suzhou and to destinations in Hebei province and Shandong province. The station can be reached by subway line Nos. 4 and 14.
North Railway Station:
Located at Xizhimen in Xicheng District, it is one of the stations along China’s first self-designed and self-built main railway line, the Jingzhang Railway Line. The present station has been rebuilt and was put into service on January 17th, 2009. It now provides rail service to the Badaling Great Wall, Baotou, Hohhot, Tongliao and Manzhouli. Passengers can get to the station by subway line Nos. 2, 4 and 13.