May 1st train tickets will start to grab these popular lines early!
Chinanews client, Beijing, April 16th (Reporter Zhang Ni) The May Day holiday is approaching, and many people have begun to make travel plans. From tomorrow, passengers can start buying train tickets for May 1. With the gradual recovery of railway passenger flow, some popular routes may appear “difficult to find a ticket” during the May 1st holiday this year.
May 1st train ticket will be Start grabbing! Tickets for these popular routes are tight
This year’s May Day holiday will be closed from May 1st to 5th for a total of 5 days.
According to the current 15-day pre-sale period of national railway tickets, from April 16th, passengers can purchase train tickets for April 30th. On April 17, the train ticket for May 1 was officially opened.
According to the railway department’s estimation, the May 1st holiday is mainly for short- and medium-distance travel, visiting relatives, and student passenger flow. Tickets will be tight during the festival.
The reporter logged on to the official website of 12306 on the evening of the 15th to check and found that some of the tickets for some popular routes on April 29th had been sold out.
For example, on April 29th, many high-speed rail and high-speed trains from Beijing to Zhengzhou have no more tickets, and high-speed trains from Beijing to Jinan and Wuhan are also popular, and some tickets have been sold. exhausted.
New changes! Compression of travel time between some cities
From April 10th, the new train chart will be implemented, which also greatly reduces the travel time between some cities. Many people will travel more conveniently and quickly during the May Day holiday!
For example, the current round-trip time between Xiangyang East and Qingdao North is reduced by 1 hour 56 minutes, 1 hour 54 minutes; Xi’an North to Lianyungang round trip is reduced by 1 hour 22 minutes, 1 hour 25 minutes; Xiangyang East to Yantai The round trip is reduced by 57 minutes and 1 hour respectively; the round trip from Qingdao to Chongqing West is reduced by 1 hour, 14 minutes and 49 minutes respectively.
From April 10th, the top speed of the Xiamen-Shenzhen high-speed rail will increase from the current 200 kilometers to 250 kilometers per hour. The fastest travel time between Xiamen and Shenzhen has been shortened to 2.5 hours.
In addition, after the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail and the Chengdu-Chongqing high-speed rail launched the counter and commuter tickets, the Xiamen-Shenzhen high-speed rail and the Nanguang high-speed rail have also introduced new ticketing products such as counter-tickets, providing passengers with more multiple choice.
New route! You can get discounts on tickets when you take the travel train to this province.
This May Day holiday, tourism must be a holiday “keyword” for many people.
After the national railway map adjustment, passengers have a lot of new route options.
For example, the current railway department has opened Yan’an to Chengdu East EMU trains, and has also opened Tongren to Chengdu East, Chongqing West, and Kunming South EMU trains to better meet market demand.
For another example, the Chengdu Railway Bureau will increase its transportation capacity during peak periods such as weekends and long holidays according to the direction of passenger travel and the demand for passenger flow.
The specific adjustment is to add 9 pairs of EMUs, namely 1 pair from Guiyang North to Liupanshui, 1 pair from Liupanshui to Chengdu East, 3 pairs from Chongqing West to Yongchuan East, Guiyang North to Kaili South, Chengdu East 1 pair to Guang’an south, 1 pair from Chengdu east to south, and 1 pair from Chongqing north to Wanzhou north.
Just this month, the “Hundred Trips to Guangxi” and the “Happy Journey·Poetry and Beauty Sanjiang” EMU special train also ushered in its debut. Passengers can depart from Nanning East Railway Station in Guangxi directly to Guangxi Dong Township-Sanjiang Dong Autonomous County to experience the unique local ethnic culture.
There are also some places that have introduced incentive policies such as ticket discounts.
For example, according to the China Railway Zhengzhou Bureau Group Co., Ltd., in the future, various parts of Henan will provide incentive policies and preferential policies for scenic spot tickets for railway tourism trains operating within the country, and include railway tourism trains in the province. Travel promotion plan.
This May Day holiday, where are you going to go? (End)