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Carry-on Baggage & Baggage Transportation

Carry-on baggage Allowance

Each passenger is allowed to take a certain amount of carry-on baggage for free. It is allowed to take your bags with you onto the train, and put them in your compartment or carriage. At major stations, baggage might be X-rayed before boarding.


Adults: 20 Kg (44 pounds)

Children: 10 kg (22 pounds)

Diplomat: 35 kg (77 pounds)


The maximum dimension of any item should not exceed 160 cm (Note: on all C, D & G category high-speed trains the maximum dimension is 130 cm).

Rod-shaped baggage should not exceed 200 cm in length and 20 kg (44 pounds) in weight.


Prohibited Items

1. Items whose transportation is prohibited or limited by the government.

2. Dangerous goods, ammunition.

3. Animals and goods (goods with revolting smell included), which could affect public hygiene.

4. Items which may harm other passengers in the train.

5. Baggage that exceeds the limitation of the regulation.



The above limitation is not applicable to wheelchair, which can be brought onto the train for free.

If the baggage exceeds the allowed amount (either by weight or size), please use the baggage transportation service.


Baggage Transportation

Checked baggage refers to items which are for personal use and other necessities for travelling, this includes wheelchairs for the disabled. Currency, securities, cultural relics, jewellery, important documents and other valuables are not allowed to check in as checked baggage. The weight limitations for checked baggage are 50 kilograms per piece.


Passengers can choose to transport their checked baggage with the same train as they are travelling on or to transport it in advance (Not every train has a baggage van). If the baggage is transported in the same train, it can be collected as soon as you reach your destination. In case, when your train does not have a baggage van and your baggage is not transported in advance, the baggage will arrive later via another train. In this case, the staff will notify you when it is possible for you to pick up. Remember to collect your baggage as soon as possible after being informed, as the station only keep the baggage free for three days. After three days, storage fees will be charged.

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