Zhengzhou - Taiyuan High Speed Railway to Open in December 2020
Nov. 17, 2020
According to the news from China railway authority, the Zhengzhou - Taiyuan high speed railway is going to open in December 2020. By that time, the travel duration between Zhengzhou and Taiyuan will be cut to only two hours, and the duration between Jiaozuo and Taiyuan will be merely 1.5 hours.
Currently, the railway is undergoing a series of commissioning tests to be prepared for the official opening.
Xi'an - Yinchuan High Speed Railway Starts Whole-line Commissioning
Oct. 22, 2020
On October 20, 2020, the high speed train departing from Yinchuan arrived at Xi'an North Railway Station, marking that the Xi'an - Yinchuan High Speed Railway has entered the phase of whole-line commissioning.
Constructed from the end of 2015, this railway starts from Xi'an, passing by Xianyang, Qingyang, Wuzhong, and finally ends at Yinchuan. There are totally 20 stations along the way. The whole line measures about 618 km (384 miles), with a designed top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). It's expected to officially run at the end of 2020. By that time, the train travel length between Xi'an and Yinchuan will be shortened to merely three hours around.