Driverless High Speed Trains from Beijing to Zhangjiakou are to Operate in 2019
Mar. 13, 2019
The driverless bullet trains connecting Beijing and Zhangjiakou will run by the end of 2019 and this is also the world's fastest driverless high speed train with the speed of 350 km/h (217 mph). The railway line starts from Beijing North Station, passing by Changping, Badaling Great Wall, Xuanhua and ends in Zhangjiakou. It is constructed for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games and the whole distance is 174km (108mi). Besides driverless technology, there will be intelligent robots serving in the stations along the way. Once the railway is opened, the travel time will be cut to 50 minutes.
Train Tickets for Qingming Festival from Apr. 5 to 7 Go on Sale since Mar. 7
Mar. 07, 2019
After the Chinese New Year travel rush, the first travel peak will fall on the Qingming Festival, which starts from April 5 to 7, 2019. The train tickets for the festival start to be sold from March 7, 2019 and the demand of the tickets is very hot. Qingming Festival is a traditional Chinese festival for worshiping ancestors and sweeping tombs and it is also a good time for spring outing. So there will be a large travelers flow during the period. Travelers are suggested to book the tickets as early as possible.