Ministry of Railways to issue new train schedule
The new schedule allows the high speed trains to run at different speeds and operate on the China Railway High Speed. Passenger planning to take slower trains will be purchasing tickets at a lower price. Some of the trains will be running 200 to 250 kilometers per hour and some will run at the maximum of 300 km/hr at a higher ticket price.
The new schedule also includes a diagram of the 2,129 routes plus the 105 routes that will be incorporated in the existing lines. Then the trains will have the capability to carry and transport more than 350,000 passengers. The ministry decided to make the new schedule because there were only a few people taking high speed trains because it was to expensive. The ministry also noted than this year’s first quarter loss was around 3.7 billion yuan.