Twice Security Checks have been Implemented for Trains to Beijing since May 15
May. 18, 2020
For all the passengers who take trains to Beijing, they must accept the twice security checks at every train station from May 15 to 28, 2020 because China's important "Two Sessions" delayed by novel coronavirus outbreak will open from May 21.
Passengers will accept the first security check at the entrance of the station as usual and the second time security check will be implemented in the waiting area, which mainly aims for checking bottled liquids and hazardous articles. If anyone takes any drink, it is necessary to taste it when checking. What's more, passengers need to have temperature checked and wear masks. Based on all the procedures above, the waiting time will be prolonged and it is better for visitors who plan to go to Beijing during this period to arrive at the train station about 1.5-2 hours in advance.
Kazuo - Chifeng High Speed Railway is Expected to Open in the First Half of 2020
May. 13, 2020
The Kazuo - Chifeng high speed railway starts from Kazuo, Liaoning Province, traveling north through Chaoyang, Jianping and finally reaching Chifeng in Inner Mongolia. The whole distance is 157 km (98 mi) long and there are 5 stations in total including Kazuo, Jianping, Ningcheng, Pingzhuang and Chifeng. The highest design speed of the railway reaches 250 km/h (155 mph). Moreover, the Kazuo - Chifeng railway is an important part of the Beijing-Harbin Railway and it helps to connect South Inner Mongolia to Northeast China. Once the railway opened, the travel time between Chifeng and Shenyang will be shortened to about 3 hours from 10 hours. And after Beijing - Harbin railway fully opened, the time between Chifeng and Beijing will also be cut to 3 hours from 7 hours.