Foshan West Railway Station to add 18 temporary trains
The upcoming 40-day Spring Festival travel rush is going to kick off on Jan. 10 and end on Feb. 18. In order to ease the pressure of Spring Festival travel season, Foshan West Railway Station will provide 18 additional temporary trains to Chongqing West Railway Station, Zhanjiang West Railway Station and so on. Southern Entrance of Foshan West Railway Station will open from Jan 10 to Jan 28 when seven ID-based system verification passageways and four security inspection channels will be added.
During the Spring Festival travel season this year, the number of passengers taking train trips at Foshan West Railway Station is projected to reach 2.25 million, which will see a 34 percent year-on-year increase. During the night (from 0:00 am to 6:00 am) when high-speed rails operate, waiting rooms of Foshan West Railway Station will stay open overnight to provide service to passengers.
At present, Foshan West Railway Station has implemented e-ticket system. Except for those heading for Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, passengers will be able to tap their ID cards against a card reader at the ticket barrier to enter the station without taking paper tickets.