There are two type of high speed train: the 300km/hr train will take 4hrs 48 mins from Beijing to Shanghai and the 250km/hr train takes 7hrs 56 mins from Beijing to Shanghai.
This service will mean that travellers are able to have a competitive alternative to flying – which takes 2 hours and 10 minutes, but when you including check-in and the all too often flight delays this can take up to 4 hours.
This service is estimated to be used by 220,000 passengers each day – double the current capacity. They hope to achieve this by running trains almost every 5 minutes during peak times. The line is crosses 244 bridges, including the longest and second longest bridges in the world - the 102 mile long Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge and the Viaduct Bridge between Langfang and Qingxian at 71 miles respectively. It also passes through 22 tunnels totaling 10 miles.
For booking a high speed train between Beijing and Shanghai please call Julia on 020 7487299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org