The trip used to take 22 hours.
High-speed trains will run between Shanghai's Hongqiao Station and big cities in the northeast: Harbin, Changchun, Shenyang and Dalian, according to Shanghai Railway Bureau, and also between Ningbo, Zhejiang province, and Shenyang.
All of the trains will set off in the morning and run during the daytime.
High-speed trains will also start their maiden trips between Shenzhen, Guangdong province, and Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Wenzhou. It will take around 10 hours to travel from Shanghai to Shenzhen.
Altogether, 68 train services will operate on the new schedule.
High-speed rail tickets from Shanghai to the northeastern cities of Harbin, Changchun and Shenyang can be booked by phone or on the Internet
Source: China Daily