Chengdu — Chongqing, and Chongqing — Guizhou launched high-quality trains
Ticket prices for bullet trains along the Chongqing loop-line start at 539 yuan, according to the 12306.cn website. (From screenshot online)
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- According to China Railway Chengdu Group Co., Ltd, (hereinafter referred to as “Chengdu Group”), from April 10, Chengdu Group will implement a new train diagram, adding 7.5 pairs of passenger trains, and the total number of passenger trains will reach 734.5.
This time, the railway department launched passenger transport products such as inter-provincial loop-line and high-quality bullet trains between provincial capitals for the first time in an effort to meet the travel needs of tourists in Sichuan, Chongqing, and Guizhou, and to serve the economic and social development along the route.
Tickets for Chongqing’s first inter-provincial rail bullet trains start at 539 yuan
According to the relevant staff of Chengdu Group, since April 12, three pairs of loop-line bullet trains will be opened in Chongqing, Chengdu and Guiyang for the first time, respectively: C6014 / 5 / 6 from Chongqinxi to Chongqingxi, C6017 / 8 from Chengdudong to Chengdudong, and C6012 / 1 from Guiyangbei to Guiyangbei.
Take Chongqing loop-line trains as an example. There are 12 stops along the whole journey, starting from Chongqingxi. It departs at 10:31 in the morning, passing Chengdu — Chongqing High-speed Railway, Chengdu — Guizhou High-speed Railway and Chongqing — Guizhou Railway, stopping at Yongchuandong, Neijiangbei, Chengdunan, Meishandong, Leshan, Yibinxi, Bijie, Guiyangbei, Zunyi, and Qijiangdong, and it will return to Chongqingxi at 18:35. The journey time is 8 hours and 4 minutes, and ticket prices start at 539 yuan.
High-quality bullet train G8782 to be opened on April 10 (From screenshot online)
The first provincial inter-city high-quality train
In order to serve the construction of the Chengdu-Chongqing Two-city Economic Circle, and strengthen the traffic connection between Chongqing, Chengdu, and Guiyang, the two provincial capitals, the Chengdu Group optimized the arrival and departure times of trains and reduced the number of stops. Between the three sections of Chongqing — Chengdu, Chongqing — Guiyang and Chengdu — Guiyang, three pairs of high-quality trains were operated in the morning, noon, and night respectively, achieving a fast transportation network of 1.5 hours between Chengdu — Chongqing, 2 hours between Chongqing — Guiyang, and 3 hours between Chengdu — Guiyang.
There are 3 pairs of “non-stop” high-quality bullet trains running between Chengdu and Chongqing, respectively: G8781 / 2 departing simultaneously from Chengdudong and Chongqingbei at 08:40 in the morning; and G8785 departing Chengdudong at 13:00 at noon. There are G8786 departing from Chongqingbei at 13:30; G8789 departing from Chengdudong at 19:40 pm; and G8790 departing from Chongqingbei at 19:30. The reporter saw via the 12306 railway website that tickets of high-quality bullet trains can be purchased on April 10, but the ticket price has not been shown yet. (Translated by Luo Juan, Fathom Language Limited)