Leshan - Yibin High Speed Railway Opened on June 15, 2019
Jun. 17, 2019
The Leshan - Yibin high speed railway is a part of the Chengdu - Guiyang high speed railway and it formally opened since June 15, 2019. The section is 141 km (87.6 mi) long with the design speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). The stations along the way include Jianwei, Nixi, and Pingshan. After the open of the section, it is easy for tourists to travel between Chengdu and Yibin and it only takes about 90 minutes. The ticket price from Chengdu to Yibin is CNY176 for first class seat and CNY 110 for second class seat.
58 Stations will Link to Hong Kong as New Train Schedule Carried out in July 2019
Jun. 11, 2019
The railway stations of China's mainland cities connect to Hong Kong will soar to 58 in July. The new stations include Chongqing West, Tianjin West, Nanning East, Zhaoqing East, Shantou, Guiyang East and Baiyangdian.
Besides that, the new schedule of Chinese trains will be implemented since July 10, 2019. After a round of adjustment, it will increase 39 pairs of normal speed trains. More than 150 pairs of trains will be adjusted in route or time. As for the high speed types, there will be 25 additional pairs added to operation. Travel time between lots of cities will be shortened. For instance, the time between Beijing South and Qingdao North G209/210 will be cut about 50 minutes to 3 hours. In addition, more Fuxinghao bullet trains will provide passengers better service.