Beijing South Railway Station
The Beijing new South Railway Station is situated in the borders of Xuanwu, Chongwen and Fengtai District. The new station consists of five storeys with two above ground and three underground. The second underground floor and the third underground floor are respectively connected with the stations of the Subway Line 4 and the Subway Line 14, and passengers can transfer to the subway trains without going out of the railway station.
Beijing South Railway Station is a new and massive railway station on the south side of Beijing. After reconstruction, Asia's largest station has been in service since August 1, 2008. The new station replaced the old Beijing South Station, The history of this station could be traced back to 1897 in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), when it was called Yongdingmen Railway Station, or Majiabao Railway Station. Slow trains arrive and depart from this station.
Over 300 pairs of trains arrive and set off from this station. This station serves for the trains of the high-speed railways, including the Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway and the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway and direct trains to Jinan and Qingdao, which can reach speeds above 350 km/h. It only takes half an hour and five hours respectively travelling from Beijing to Tianjin and from Beijing to Shanghai.