China Travel News Tag:transportation (5 news)

Zhengzhou-Xi'an High-speed Railway Launched On February 6

Date: 2/9/2010 1:25:00 AM by chinatravel Tags: Transportation zhengzhou Xi''an Luoyang

Zhengzhou-Xi'an Bullet Trains

As the first high-speed passenger railway in western China, Zhengzhou-Xi’an high-speed rail was opened to the public on February 6th, 2010. The railway has a total distance of 505 kilometers (314 miles). The bullet trains run at a thrilling speed of 352 kilometers (219 miles) per hour. After the launch of this new high-speed railway, it is possible to run from Zhengzhou to Xi’an fro

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Spring Festival Travel Season of 2010 Starts From January 30

Date: 1/18/2010 7:30:00 PM by go2c Tags: Chinese New Year Spring Festival Transportation

China Spring Festival Travel Season

Spring Festival Travel Season of 2010 will start from January 30 and end on March 10, lasting for 40 days.

In this period, tourists in China are suggested to double check their transportation conditions and book their tickets as early as possible, in order to avoid any bothering delays. A huge number of people, including workers, students and travelers will swarm into trains, coaches an

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New ID System Installed for Spring Festival Trains

Date: 1/13/2010 8:58:00 PM by shyoto Tags: Trains Guangzhou Chengdu Transportation

China Trains

People returning home for Spring Festival can expect lengthy delays at train stations after the introduction of a new ID-based ticket booking system. The system will be effective on a trial implementation between Jan 30 and Feb 13. 

The Ministry of Railways announced that passengers would have to show their ID card or other recognized identity document when buying a train ticket at

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