China Travel News Tag:beijing (10 news)

Bullet Trains Operated from Xian to Beijing and Hankou from April 4th

Date: 6/7/2012 4:02:00 AM by fadri Tags: Bullet Train Beijing Xi'an Hankou

Bullet Trains from Xian to Beijing

From April 4th, 2012, bullet trains from Xi’an north to Beijing west and Hankou operated. It should be noticed that there are no sleepers on those two bullet trains because of the relatively short running time.

The bullet train D132 departs from Xi’an north at 12:55, and arrives in Beijing west at 21:42, taking 8 hours and 47 minutes, with a seating capacity of 1220 pa

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First Direct Flights Between Beijing and Lhasa Operated

Date: 12/18/2011 9:55:00 PM by fadri Tags: Beijing

direct Flights from Beijing to Lhasa

From December 15th, 2011, direct flights from Beijing to Lhasa operated, with the flight number of CA4125/6, which are the first direct scheduled flights between Beijing and Lhasa.

The flights operate every day, taking about 4 hours for a single trip. The flight departs at 8:05 from Beijing Capital International Airport, and arrives in Lhasa Gonggar Airport at about 12:25. Then t

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Beijing Shrouded in Heavy Fog and Smog

Date: 12/6/2011 9:44:00 PM by david Tags: Beijing

Foggy Beijing

On Dec. 5, heavy fog and smog weather shrouded Beijing and the visibility is lower than 200 meters. Due to the foggy weather, many flights are canceled and delayed. Experts said that air pollution is the core reason. The PM2.5 level of Beijing reached to 522 (Dec.5 17:00) while the max level of PM2.5 is 500.

Now the foggy weather has expanded to Tianjin, Hebei Province even south to Zhe

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