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All Beijing - Tianjin High Speed Trains Have Been Replaced by Fuxinghao since Aug. 1, 2018
Published: Aug. 02, 2018
August 1, 2018 is the 10th Anniversary of the opening of the Beijing-Tianjin Intercity High Speed Railway which is China's first high speed railway with a design speed of 350 km/h (218 mph). At present, there are 108.5 pairs of trains operating between the two cities and the practical speed is 300 km/h (186 mph). From the day on, all the trains operating between Beijing and Tianjin have been replaced by more advanced and more comfortable Fuxinghao. What's more, the speed will increase to 350 km/h (218 mph) from August 8, 2018. Then passengers will spend less than 30 minutes to travel between Beijing and Tianjin.
Hangzhou-Huangshan High Speed Railway Will Run by the End of 2018
Published: Jul. 26, 2018
Since July 25, 2018, the high speed railway linking Hangzhou and Huangshan has started to be checked and it will run by the end of this year. This golden tourism line connects several famous scenic areas such as Hangzhou, Fuchun River, Thousand Islets Lake and Yellow Mountain. The whole railway stretches at a length of 265km (165 mi) and the designed speed is 250km/h.

After the opening of the railway, it will take only around 1.5 hours to get to Huangshan from Hangzhou. For tourists who start off from Shanghai, Ningbo and Nanjing, they will only spend 2 hours on the way to visit Huangshan.
High Speed Train Electronic Tickets Will Be Offered Nationwide in 2019
Published: Jul. 18, 2018
Recently, China Railway Corporation had declared that E-tickets would be promoted nationwide next year. By that time, passengers will be able to use their mobile phones to swipe the E-tickets or swipe the Chinese ID card directly into the station to take a ride without having to exchange paper tickets.

At present, in some cities, the E-tickets are used widely. However, in some other areas, the stations have not equipped with ID card check equipment yet. There will be a test operation about E-tickets in some cities in this fourth quarter and they will be promoted through the country in 2019.
Many Trains Stop Service Recently due to Typhoon Maria
Published: Jul. 12, 2018
Affected by the typhoon No. 8 "Maria" and continuous heavy rain falls in some places such as Shaanxi and Sichuan provinces, a lot of railway trains have been suspended or cancelled temporarily. Some of the cancelled trains include G1836/7 between Chongqing West and Beijing West on July 12, G308 between Chengdu East and Beijing West on July 12, Z128/5 departing from Lanzhou on July 13, and K1156/7 departing from Shanghai on July 14.

Those who buy the stopped train tickets can refund the tickets at any railway station in Mainland China within 30 days. No refund fee will be charged.
Train Timetable to be Adjusted since July 1, 2018
Published: Jun. 06, 2018
Since July 1, 2018, China train timetable will be adjusted. More Fuxinghao will be operated on Beijing - Shanghai High Speed Railway. Hangzhou and Taiyuan, Hangzhou and Shijiazhuang, Xian and Kunming will be linked by direct bullet trains for the first time. It's also reported that Kunming - Dali High Speed Railway will be opened on June 30 or July 1, thus reducing the journey between the two cities from 6 hours to 2 hours only.
Guangzhou - Shenzhen - Hong Kong High Speed Railway in Test Run
Published: May. 16, 2018
Since April 1, 2018, the Guangzhou - Shenzhen - Hong Kong High Speed Railway has been under commissioning and is reported to open in the third quarter of 2018. This railway links Guangzhou South Station and West Kowloon Station in Hong Kong, passing by Shenzhen North Station, Futian Station, and Humen Station. A single trip will take about one hour 18 minutes.

At the initial period after the high speed railway is opened, there will be 127 pairs of trains running on this route, of which 13 pairs are connected with other railways and thus can reach other cities of mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou, Wuhan, Nanchang, Shantou, Guiyang, Guilin, Kunming, Changsha, Fuzhou, Xiamen and Chaoshan.
Ticket Price of Some Intercity High Speed Trains Reduced Since April 28, 2018
Published: Apr. 28, 2018
According to China Railway Corporation, from April 28 to the end of 2018, the ticket prices of some high speed trains on 28 intercity routes will be reduced. For some routes, the discounts can be as great as 20%. At the same time, the China Railway Corporation indicates that they are to adjust the high speed train ticket price on a daily basis in the future according to the supply and demand situation.

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More "Fuxinghao" Will Run Since Train Timetable Adjustment on April 10, 2018
Published: Apr. 03, 2018
As of April 10, 2018, a new train timetable will be adopted. By then, extra eight pairs of "Fuxinghao" with the top design speed of 350 km/h (217 mph) will be operated, including one pair between Beijing South and Shanghai Hongqiao, two pairs between Beijing South and Shanghai, three pairs between Beijing South and Guangzhou East, and two pairs between Beijing South and Hefei South.

With such adjustment, the total number of daily running "Fuxinghao" will reach to 114.5 pairs, which cover 23 major cities. The shortest journey between Beijing and Shanghai will take only 4 hours and 18 minutes, 6 minutes less than before. The journey between Beijing and Hangzhou will be cut by 36 minutes, and the journey between Beijing and Hefei reduced by 20 minutes.
Xinjiang Will Operate Five Pairs of Tourist Trains
Published: Mar. 12, 2018
Xinjiang Railway Bureau is planning to operate five pairs of tourist trains as of April 10, 2018, covering almost the whole of Xinjiang.

They are respectively: K992/89/92 and K991/90/91 between Urumqi and Dunhuang; Y951, Y956/7, and Y954 in north Xinjiang on the clockwise loop line from Urumqi to Beitun City to Khorgos and back to Urumqi; Y953, Y958/5, and Y952 in the anticlockwise direction; and Y962/3 and Y964/1 between Urumqi and Kashgar in south Xinjiang.
Tickets for Qingming Festival Available since March 7, 2018
Published: Mar. 08, 2018
After the Chinese New Year, the holiday for 2018 Qingming Festival is drawing near, which falls on April 5 to 7. With the presale-period of 30 days, passengers planning to have a spring outing during this holiday can book train tickets since March 7, 2018. For the return trip on April 7, tickets are available since March 9. As this is the first public holiday after the Chinese New Year and the weather is usually fine, it can be predicted that many will go on a trip, so booking in advance is necessary. TCG accepts your booking no matter how far in advance it is.
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