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Railways are one of the most common and easiest means of transport in China. It is fast, safe, and cheap. After a day's tour, you can have a good rest on an overnight train and reach your next destination on the following morning, saving you time and the price of hotel room. Check the timetable and then book a ticket to bring you a wonderful rail journey.
There are four types: Accommodation, Fast, Express, and CRH, which usually can be distinguished by their color, appearances and numbers. Onboard facilities and services also differ. They are ranged as CRH, Express, Fast and Accommodation by speed from the fastest to the slowest.
The tickets can be booked 10 days in advance while some are available 20 days in advance. There are 6 types of tickets: hard-seat, soft-seat, hard-sleeper, soft-sleeper, first-class, and second class tickets. Now the country has applied the real-name tickets system which aims to crack down on scalpers, so passengers are required to show their ID or passport when purchasing tickets.
There are over 5,000 railway stations in the country; most cities have one with some cities having more than two. Ticket service is available at each station, and most stations also provide luggage storage service. A station is often the transportation hub of a city or a town, also being the junction of bus or subway lines. Taxis usually be hailed not far from the exit of a station, and large stations have special parking lot for taxis.
About 20 railway lines between the country and other world destinations, including Moscow, Ulan-Bator, and Hanoi. We provide international train schedule and International Ticket Booking.
Here introduces the procedures of taking a train and questions passengers should pay attention to. To making a smooth trip, there are also tips of luggage, safy in carriages, and traveling during Spring Festival Peak.
schedule for some of the major Chinese cities:
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