Guiyang - Nanning High Speed Railway to Open Soon
May. 10, 2023
On May 10, 2023, Guiyang - Nanning high speed railway allowing the top speed of 350km/h (217mph) has been put to the joint test, which will last for about 2.5 months. This newly built high speed railway is 482km (300mi) long, dotted with 13 stations including Guiyang East, Longdongbao, Duyun East, Libo, Nanning North and Nanning East. After being put into use, the travel time by high speed train between Guiyang and Nanning, two capital cities in southwest China will be shortened from 5 hours to around 2 hours.
China - Laos Through Trains Start to Run since April 13, 2023
Apr. 13, 2023
From April 13, 2023 on, train D887 departs from Kunming South Railway Station in southwestern China at 08:08 and D888 leaves from Vientiane Railway Station in Laos' capital at 09:08 on a daily basis. The highest speed for both is 160km/h (99mph) and the intermediate stops include Puer, Xishuangbanna and Mohan in China, and Boten, Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng in Laos. A single trip takes 10 hours and 30 minutes for either direction, counting in the time consumed for custom formalities at the border. Ticket fare is CNY542 for a second class seat and CNY864 for a first class seat.
Also, board on train was so easy that I only needed to show your passport. I did not encounter big crowds at check-in or long queues to enter the station. All was very smooth. However, one has to keep in mind that it is better to arrive at the train station about one hour before departing time. The train trip itself is so comfortable, convenient, fast and most important: in time. Taking the train from Beijing to Shanghai is a very pleasant experience. Any time again!...More