Karamay - Tacheng Railway will Open since May 30, 2019
May. 23, 2019
From May 30, 2019 on, the Karamay - Tacheng railway will open. The whole distance is about 271 km (168 mi) and the duration is around 4 hours. There will be 3 pair of trains operating every day. K9857 and K9855 will depart at 10:10 and 22:00 from Urumqi to Tacheng. K9858 and K9856 will operate at 10:10 and 21:30 from Tacheng to Urumqi. It takes about 9 to 10 hours to travel between the two cities and the ticket fare is from CNY 93 to 263 due to different seats and sleepers. K9859/K9860 will travel between Kuitun and Tacheng and its fare range from CNY 64.5 to 182.5.
Fuzhou - Xiamen High Speed Railway is Expected to Open in 2022
May. 21, 2019
The high speed railway to connect Fuzhou and Xiamen is the first cross-sea high speed railway in China and it is expected to open in 2022. The railway is about 277 km (172 mi) long and its design speed is 350 km/h (217 mph). It passes through Putian, Quanzhou, Zhangzhou and there are 7 stations along the way. Once the railway opened, the travel time will be shortened from 2 hours to 1 hour.