China's high-speed railway to enter e-ticket era during upcoming travel rush
12/23/2019|2:25:34 PM|CGTN

China's high-speed railway is expected to usher in the e-ticket era by the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush in 2020, as the country has been piloting and promoting e-ticket purchases nationwide since the start of this year.

At present, railway departments throughout the country including Beijing, Shanghai, Sichuan, Shandong, Guangdong and Guangxi have set up hundreds of pilot e-ticket stations.

Before the 2020 Spring Festival travel rush, many high-speed trains with initial codes C, D or G at most of the stations support e-tickets, meaning passengers can board the train by simply scanning their ID cards or QR codes on their mobile phones.

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