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58 Stations will Link to Hong Kong as New Train Schedule Carried out in July 2019
Published: Jun. 11, 2019
The railway stations of China's mainland cities connect to Hong Kong will soar to 58 in July. The new stations include Chongqing West, Tianjin West, Nanning East, Zhaoqing East, Shantou, Guiyang East and Baiyangdian.

Besides that, the new schedule of Chinese trains will be implemented since July 10, 2019. After a round of adjustment, it will increase 39 pairs of normal speed trains. More than 150 pairs of trains will be adjusted in route or time. As for the high speed types, there will be 25 additional pairs added to operation. Travel time between lots of cities will be shortened. For instance, the time between Beijing South and Qingdao North G209/210 will be cut about 50 minutes to 3 hours. In addition, more Fuxinghao bullet trains will provide passengers better service.
Rizhao - Lankao High Speed Railway is Expected to Open by the end of 2019
Published: May. 29, 2019
The high speed railway starts from Rizhao to Lankao is a very important railway of Shandong Province. The railway consists of 4 sections: Rizhao - Linyi, Linyi - Qufu, Qufu - Heze and Heze - Lankao. It will pass through several cities of southern Shandong. The whole railway is about 494 km (307 mi) long and its design speed is 350 km/h (217 mph). It is expected to open by the end of 2019 and the railway will connect to the giant Chinese railway network by then. Once it opened, there will be bullet trains departing from Qingdao to Yantai and Weihai. The travel time from Linyi to Beijing will be also cut to 3 hours from 10 hours.
Karamay - Tacheng Railway will Open since May 30, 2019
Published: 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
Published: 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.
Train Tickets for Dragon Boat Festival from Jun.7-9 Start Selling since May 9, 2019
Published: May. 09, 2019
The Dragon Boat Festival Holiday starts from June 7 to 9. The train tickets for the holiday has been selling from May 9, 2019. The railway tickets to popular tourist destinations such as Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Nanjing are very hot. Tourists plan to travel by high speed train during the holiday are suggested to book tickets as soon as possible.

However, if the tickets were sold out, you can also consider taking a flight. The ticket price of some air routes is even cheaper than bullet trains.
More Trains Added to Welcome May Day Travel Peak from May 1 to 4, 2019
Published: Apr. 30, 2019
In order to welcome the passenger peak in May Day holiday from May 1 to 4, 2019, there will be 539 pairs of high speed trains and 156.5 pairs of normal speed trains in total added to serve tourists. It is estimated that there will be 68.2 million railway passengers during the 4 days and the last day will welcome a return peak.

48 pairs of trains will be increased in Fuzhou Station, 27 pairs will be added in Shijiazhuang Station, another 299 trains will depart from Beijing Station and there will be 121.5 pairs added in Yangtze River Delta.
Beijing Section of Beijing - Xiong'an Intercity Railway Expected to Open in Sep. 2019
Published: Apr. 22, 2019
The intercity railway between Beijing and Xiong'an started to lay track from April and the Beijing section is expected to open in September. This railway stretches around 92.4 km (57.4 mi) and consists of Beijing and Hebei sections. It connects five stations including Huangcun, New Airport, Gu'an East, Bazhou North and Xiong'an.

The design speed of Beijing section from Beijing to the New Airport (Beijing Daxing International Airport) is 250 km/h (155 mph) and the speed from New Airport to Xiong'an is 350km/h (217 mph). Once the Beijing section opened, it takes only 20 minutes from Beijing West Station to the Daxing International Airport.
6 Pairs of Bullet Trains Run between Kunming and Lijiang since Apr. 10, 2019
Published: Apr. 11, 2019
In order to provide better service for tourists, there are more 3 pairs of high speed trains operated between Kunming and Lijiang after new train schedules implemented. Thus all of the 6 bullet trains can cover all the time periods and offer more options to travelers. The high speed trains opened in January, 2019 are very popular and become the first choice for people who travel between the two cities.

In addition, the K9686/ K9688 normal speed types featuring ethnic minority culture elements are also recommended.
Train Tickets for May Day Holiday on Sale since Apr. 2, 2019
Published: Apr. 02, 2019
This year, the May Day holiday starts from May 1 to 4. From April 2, 2019 on, the train tickets for the May Day has been on sale. According to the data of past years, there will be a travel peak in April 30 and May 1. Also, the tickets for return trip on May 4 are also very hot, which will be sold from April 5. It is estimated that there will be more travelers leaving for famous tourist destinations like Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, and Guilin during the 4-day holiday. Tourists plan to take a trip in this period are suggested to book train tickets as early as possible.
New Train Schedules Will be Implemented across China since Apr. 10, 2019
Published: Mar. 27, 2019
From April 10, 2019 on, there will be an adjustment in China's railway operation. On the one hand, more trains will be operated. There will be new bullet types D762/3, D764/1 to open between in Lanzhou and Chengdu. One pair of high speed trains will be increased respectively between Shenyang and Jiamusi, Dalian and Qiqihar. Also, about 30 pairs of normal speed types will be increased all over the country.

On the other hand, the travel time among some cities will be cut a lot. For instance, the G427/8 between Beijing West and Lanzhou West will only take about 7.5 hours at that time, about 1 hour shorter than now. The travel time between Beijing South and Qingdao North will be shortened to within 3 hours.
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