Monday, 3 April 2017
China to Add High-speed Train Service
Ticket sales started yesterday for the new service, which is scheduled to open on April 16.
The Wuhan Railway Bureau said that from April, all major train services via Wuhan will be adjusted either for higher speeds or added trains and carriages.
Train service from Wuhan, capital of Central China’s Hubei province, to Kunming, Shanghai and Fuzhou will use 16-car trains instead of the current 8-car trains to double passenger volume. The bureau will add train trips on long-distance railways passing through Wuhan, such as routes linking Shanghai to Southwest China’s Chengdu and between Shanghai and Chongqing Municipality.