Starting from 21st December, Xi'an will adjust train schedule with 2 units of newly added trains to Shanghai and Hangzhou, shortening the travelling time by 4 to 5 hours.
Newly operated trains D308/5 and D306/7 go between Xi'an North railway station and Shanghai station with stopovers at Huashan north, Luoyang Longmen, Zhengzhou, Nanjing, Suzhou and in total 7 stations. The travelling time is 10 hours 40 minutes. While Z88/5 and Z86/7 go between Xi'an and Hangzhou with stopovers at Nanjing, Wuxi, Suzhou and in total 5 cities, shortening the time to 16 hours and 40 minutes.
Connecting an ancient capital of thousands of years' history and a dazzling metropolis, a Paradise on Earth, the railway lines serve as a bridge connecting noted tourist attractions in northern and eastern China.