Shanghai to Xian by train

Our first trip on a “Fast Train”. Travelling at 300klm an hour, they soon eat up the miles. The train makes a number of stops along the way but on leaving the station, it does not take long for the numbers on the display to hit 300. At one stage I recorded 307klm per hour. Believe me the poles track-side are just a blur at this speed. Taking pictures out of the window does not work as the pics come out in the same sort of blur.

We had our own two berth compartment with en-suite and armchair. Not really our intention, just a breakdown in communication on booking, cost extra but well worth the expense.

Chinese train ticket

Chinese train ticket

Two berth cabin with ensuite and armchair

Two berth cabin with ensuite and armchair

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A two berth cabin helped make the trip pleasurable and we took our own food after the Hong Kong to Shanghai experience

 

 

Willie Wombat

About Willie Wombat

Wombats come from Tasmania which is the island state at the bottom end of Australia. We enjoy traveling and try to do a bit before we get too old to enjoy it anymore. We are currently both (Mr. & Mrs. Wombat) in our seventies so the time must come soon to pull up the armchairs and footstools and settle down to life on our 17 acre property 30 klm from Hobart which is the capital of Tasmania.
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