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HSR sections from Kunming to Guiyang, Baise and Yuxi to start operation from Dec. 28th

By : InKunming | Published: 2016-December-26

[InKunming--Yunnan] Yunnan is going to usher in the high speed rail era several days later. According to a press conference on Dec. 26th, three high speed railway (HSR) sections in Yunnan will be officially put into operation from Dec. 28th on, respectively the Kunming-Guiyang Section of Yunnan-Shanghai HSR, Kunming-Baise Section of Yunnan-Guiyang HSR, and Kunming-Yuxi Section of China-Vietnam & Laos Railway.

Chen Min, deputy director of Kunming Railway Bureau announced, after 6-year-long construction and having finished a 1,000,000 km trial operation with technical testing and systemic evaluation, the newly-built Guiyang-Kunming section and Baise-Kunming section have met the requirement of opening and operation.

Train Schedules

On the day of Dec. 28th, Kunming-Shanghai HSR, Yunnan-Guiyang HSR and Kunming-Yuxi HSR will respectively launch 7.5 couples, 5 couples and 2 couples of trains. From Dec. 29th to Jan. 4th of next year, the number will be added to 11 couples, 8 couples and 3 couples respectively. After Jan. 4th of next year, the number will reach 18 couples, 18 couples and 3 couples respectively.

After their operation, passengers traveling from Kunming to Beijing will only have to spend around 12 hours by train, which saved over 20 hours than before; Traveling form Kunming to Shanghai will shortened from around 34 hours to around 11 hours by train; traveling from Kunming to Nanning will cost as little as 4 hours .

Ticket Prices

Ticket prices from Kunming South Station to the major stations along the 3 HSR lines were also announced.

Take second-class seat as an example, here are the detailed information:

Section

Price (RMB)

Kunming(South) - Nanning(East)

268.5

Kunming(South) - Guangzhou(South)

439.5

Kunming(South) - Guiyang(North)

212.5

Kunming(South) - Changsha(South)

498.5

Kunming(South) - Beijing(West)

1147.5

Kunming(South) - Shanghai(Hongqiao)

879

Kunming(South)-Shenzhen(North)

554.5

Passengers are available to buy tickets by various of approaches, including logging in www.12306.cn, calling service hot-line 95105105, going to ticket windows or ticket vending machines throughout the city , using APP, etc. Pre-ticketing time is 30 days.

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(Editors: Tracy, Rachel)

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