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More Hong Kong High Speed Trains to China's Mainland to Run since April 1, 2023
Published: Mar. 27, 2023
Since the coming April 1, more high speed trains running back and forth between Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station and the mainland of China will be resumed, including those to and from Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guilin, Kunming, Wuhan and Changsha. They have been suspended after the outbreak of covid-19. Those to and from Guangzhou and Shenzhen had started running again since January 15, 2023.
Hong Kong High Speed Trains to Shuttle Again since Jan. 15, 2023
Published: Jan. 11, 2023
After being taken off for 3 years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the high speed trains shuttling between Hong Kong and the mainland of China are planned to serve passengers again since January 15, 2023. In the initial stage, they would run to and from Shenzhen North Railway Station, Guangzhou South Railway Station and Guangzhou East Railway Station. Soon after, more destinations will be added.
China Train Tickets Dated on & after April 8, 2022 Currently Not Available
Published: Mar. 30, 2022
Since April 8, 2022, China trains will run on a new timetable. To cope with the timetable adjustment, China railway tickets dated on and after April 8 are currently not available. The estimated available time is April, 2.

As per the adjustment, timetable of passenger trains will not change a lot, including both high speed types and normal types; while several freight trains will be added.

Beijing Fengtai Railway Station Restarted Serving Passengers since June 20, 2022
Published: Jan. 21, 2022
Beijing Fengtai Railway Station, the oldest railway station in the city and currently the largest railway station in Asia after upgrading, has started serving passengers again since June 20, 2022. After 4 years' renovation, it nowadays has 32 railway tracks and can accommodate 14,000 passengers at the same time. Gradually, it will operate high speed trains to and from Guangzhou, Wuhan, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Zhengzhou… and regular trains to and from Shanghai, Hong Kong… Its elevated floor is for high speed trains; the ground floor is for regular trains; and the underground floor is for subway.
Xi'an - Lhasa Train Z917/918 Started to Run since June 18, 2021
Published: Jun. 21, 2021
Recently, the Xi'an to Lhasa train Z917 has started to run since June 18, 2021 while the Lhasa to Xi'an train Z918 since June 19. Z917 departs from Xi'an South Railway Station at 22:37 with a stopover at Xi'an Railway Station from 23:26 to 23:50; it arrives at Lhasa Railway Station at 11:20 the third day. Z918 sets off from Lhasa Railway Station at 09:00, arrives at Xi'an Railway Station at 20:01 the third day and Xi'an South Railway Station at 20:53. Both are operated every other day with the travel time of 36h43m and 35h53m respectively. The hard sleeper ticket is around CNY620 and the soft sleeper ticket around CNY1,000.

Currently, the trains to Lhasa include Z21 from Beijing, Z165 from Shanghai, Z265 from Guangzhou, Z322 from Chengdu, and Z6801 and Z3811 from Xining.
New Train Timetable of China Has Been Adopted Since April 10, 2021
Published: Apr. 13, 2021
As of April 10, 2021, the new train timetable has been put into use in China. With the opening of new high speed railway routes like Beijing - Harbin Railway and Xuzhou - Lianyungang Railway, the travel duration between some cities have been shortened greatly. For instance, the travel duration between Xi'an North and Lianyungang has been cut by 1.5 hours, and the travel duration between Xiangyang East and Qingdao North has been cut by about two hours. Besides, additional trains are arranged to run on some popular routes, including the seven pairs of high speed trains added to operate between Shenzhen and Xiamen.
Train Tickets for 2021 Qingming Festival Are on Hot Sale
Published: Mar. 31, 2021
In 2021, the Qingming Festival holiday falls on April 3, 4 and 5. The train tickets have been on sale since March 20. Thanks to the effective Covid-19 control measures, more travelers will choose to take a train ride during the holiday. Some of the hot routes include Beijing - Wuhan, Beijing - Zhengzhou, Beijing - Shanghai, Beijing - Guangzhou and Beijing - Harbin. Accordingly, some extra trains will be added onto the schedule to suit passengers' needs. If you have a plan to travel during this holiday, please book a ticket in advance.
A Series of Tourism Trains Have Been Operated in China for Spring Trips
Published: Mar. 16, 2021
As temperature keeps rising these days, flowers begin to bloom vividly, attracting lots of tourists. For passengers' convenience, the China Railway Cooperation has operated a series of tourism trains recently for spring trips, such as the high speed train from Xi'an to Hanzhong in Shaanxi Province for appreciating rape flowers, Y136/7 between Deyang and Chengdu in Sichuan Province, and those in the south region of the Yangtze River. Travelling by these trains, you will stop over some scenic spots on the way and have an unusual experience.

Beijing - Harbin High Speed Railway Fully Opened Since January 22, 2021
Published: Jan. 26, 2021
With the completion of Beijing - Chengde section, the entire Beijing - Harbin High Speed Railway finally opened since January 22, 2021. In the initial period after the railway is opened, 12 pairs of bullet trains will run daily at the top speed of 300 km/h. The travel duration between Beijing and Shenyang by high speed train is cut to three hours around, and the duration between Beijing and Harbin is about five hours only.
New Train Timetable Will Be Adopted as of January 20, 2021
Published: Jan. 19, 2021
Starting from January 20, 2021, the new train timetable of China will be adopted to better serve passengers and cope with the Spring Festival Travel Rush. With 325 trains added, the amount of China's passenger trains will reach 10,203. The tickets for the newly-adjusted trains have been on sale since December 22, 2020.
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