Train Tickets for 2020 Spring Festival Travel Rush will be on Sale since Dec. 12, 2019
Dec. 10, 2019
The 2020 Spring Festival Travel rush will start from January 10 to February 18, 2020 and last for 40 days. As train tickets for the Spring Festival travel rush will be on sale at most one month in advance, thus most of the train tickets can be booked since December 12, 2020.
The Spring Festival travel rush can be the busiest period around Chinese New Year and all the public transportation face severe challenges, especially the trains. The train tickets will be in great demand as all the Chinese families want to reunite for the most important festival and holiday. Travelers are recommended to book tickets as early as possible if you have any travel plan during this period.
Zhengzhou - Fuyang, Shangqiu - Hefei and Zhengzhou - Xiangyang High Speed Railways Opened since Dec. 1, 2019
Dec. 02, 2019
Three high speed railways in Chinese central plain area including Zhengzhou - Fuyang, Shangqiu - Hefei and Zhengzhou - Xiangyang section formally opened on December 1, 2019. All the three railways allow the highest speed of 350 km/h (217 mph) and offer a great convenience to travel in the cities of Yangtze River Delta, central plain and Huaihai Economic Zone. The opening of the 3 railways greatly shorten the travel time among Zhengzhou, Hefei and Hangzhou. The travel time between Zhengzhou and Hefei is cut 5 hours and 2.5 hours are shortened between Shangqiu and Hefei.
Zhengzhou - Fuyang: The railway has a total distance of 276 km (172 mi) between Zhengzhou South and Fuyang West, along with other 9 stations such as Kaifeng, Xuchang and Zhoukou.
Shangqiu - Hefei: The railway starting from Shangqiu Henan to Hefei Anhui is about 378 km (235 mi) long and it passes along the cities including Bozhou, Fuyang, and Huainan.
Zhengzhou - Xiangyang: It is a part of the Zhengzhou - Chongqing high speed railway and it stretches about 389 km (242 mi). The bullet train starts from Zhengzhou East, passing along Xuchang, Pingdingshan, Nanyang and Dengzhou to Xiangyang Hubei.