China’s Railway Carried 1.27 bln Passengers in the First Eight Months
According to China’s Ministry of Railways, Chinese railway system has carried altogether 1.27 billion passengers during the first eight months of 2011, up 11.8 percent from a yea...
The First Subway in Xi’an to be Opened
The first subway in Xi'an will be opened in late August or early September. Xi'an, capital city of Shaanxi Province, used to be capital of 13 ancient Chinese dynasties. The city's...
Beijing Named China's Most Cultured City
Beijing was named the China's most cultured city in Chinese City Ranking survey. This worldwide target="_blank" title="Nanjing">Nanjing and Lhasa were ranked second to fifth. Th...
China High-speed Rails Ordered to Run at Slower Speeds
The State Council ordered high-speed railways to run at slower speeds on Wednesday. The decision was made at an executive meeting of the State Council, which was presided over by ...
Latest Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Train Prices Released
On June 14th, the Chinese government released the price schedule for Beijing-Shanghai high-speed trains, which is scheduled going into operation on June 28th. It is planned that...
Beijing-Shanghai Express Railway to Start Trial Operation in June
According to the Ministry of Railways, the Beijing-Shanghai express railway will conduct its first trial operation in June this year for an all-round performance test. It will c...
China Tourism’s not been Influenced by Japan Nuclear Leak
According to recent monitor reports, the radioactive nuclide in the environmental media remains within normal ranges of natural background level, Ministry of Environment Protectio...
Hainan to Apply Tax Rebate for Domestic Visitors in May
Hainan, south China’s island province, is set to apply its tax refund program to domestic tourists from May 1, 2011. The provincial government has said it will release details ...
Bullet Trains to Beijing or Shanghai Debut from Chengdu or Chongqing
High-speed trains started running between Chengdu and Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai, Chongqing and Beijing and Chongqing and Shanghai>Bullet Trains from Chengdu to Beijing and fro...
New High-Speed Rail Makes Beijing-Shanghai 4-Hour Traffic Possible
China will open its high-speed rail link between Beijing and Shanghai in June, cutting the journey between the two cities in half to less than five hours. The 1,318-kilometre rail...