Posts Tagged ‘Train’

Buying Chinese Train Tickets Online in Kashgar

Buying train tickets always had been headache for people because there is only few train ticket selling outlets in the city. If there is none in the city, one has to go to train station to buy the ticket. Most of the train stations are situated outside of city, and requires one to particularly travel […]

Train from Urumqi to Hotan (Khotan)

The train from Kashgar to Hotan officially started to carry passengers from end of June 2011. It’s total distance is 488.27 KM. The construction work started in Dec 2008 and completed Nov 2010. It goes through 10 counties before it reaches to Hotan from Kashgar. Now the starting point of the train is Urumqi and ending […]

Train from Xinjiang to Tibet

According to Xinhua news agency, a new railway line will link Xinjiang and Tibet via a city called Golmud, in Qinhai province. The new Golmud-Korla project will be the first direct rail link between Xinjiang the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The new line will cut the train journey between Urumqi and Lhasa by more than 1,000 km.

Train from Kashgar to Hotan

According to Xinhua news agency, Kashgar to Hotan train started to transport cargo on 30th of Dec 2010, and passenger transport is expected to begin in June, according to a local official.

Train from Kashgar to Hotan

Kashgar to Hotan Train scheduled to officially operate on 10th of Dec 2010. Kashgar Hotan Railway Line is 488.27 Km long, spent of 5.073 billion yuan.The construction work began in Dec of 2008, 1st August 2009 began to pun the railway line track, and completed the putting railway track in 6th of Nov 2010.

Urumqi to Kashgar: To Train or to Plane That is the Question

A frequent question that never grows old is: “Should I fly or or is the train really worth it?”  If this was 6 years ago, I would not have hesitated to say “YES! Take the train!  It’s absolutely necessary otherwise you won’t get the real feel of things.  If you want to travel and soak […]