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Old September 30th, 2014, 06:42 AM   #461
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Tianjin East

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Old September 30th, 2014, 09:36 PM   #462
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Have any new design....
Ordos Station?
Nanchang Station?
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Old November 6th, 2014, 12:09 PM   #463
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Shijiazhuang Station front square greenery project completed

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Old November 7th, 2014, 03:55 AM   #464
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Those station signs are atrocious...

It's like they spend all that money and then put up a scaffold and tape some red cardboard letters to it.
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Old November 7th, 2014, 04:38 AM   #465
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And Even worse by mixing up Chinese and English lately (for the English Sign cases), for example: Changed Beijing South to Beijing-nan or Hangzhou East to Hangzhou-dong

They meant to force foreigners to learn Chinese Pinyin or something?

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Old November 7th, 2014, 04:44 AM   #466
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Those station signs are atrocious...

It's like they spend all that money and then put up a scaffold and tape some red cardboard letters to it.
I agree that's a faulty part of design. I guess they just want to make it more visible at night (when neon light is on).
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Old November 7th, 2014, 04:19 PM   #467
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Вот так станция. Красиво
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Old November 12th, 2014, 08:08 AM   #468
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Nov 12

Hefei South Station opens today

12 platforms and 26 tracks
Location: Hefei, capital of Anhui Province

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Old November 12th, 2014, 11:50 AM   #469
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So which railway lines reach Hefei South station?
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Old November 12th, 2014, 12:34 PM   #470
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Hefei South is so much like Nanjing South, quite conventional design yet quite big and sleek.
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So which railway lines reach Hefei South station?
Nanjing-Wuhan HSR as of now. There are Hefei South to Shanghai/Ningbo/Wenzhou "G" trains available now.

In the future it'll connect with Bengbu-Hefei HSRs and planned Shangqiu-Hefei-Hangzhou HSR. It'll also be the starting station of U/C Hefei-Fuzhou HSR.
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Old November 13th, 2014, 11:13 AM   #472
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Nanjing-Wuhan HSR as of now. There are Hefei South to Shanghai/Ningbo/Wenzhou "G" trains available now.

In the future it'll connect with Bengbu-Hefei HSRs
Is there any map of the existing railways in Hefei, and where Hefei and Hefei South stations are relative to central city?
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Old November 13th, 2014, 04:01 PM   #473
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I agree that's a faulty part of design. I guess they just want to make it more visible at night (when neon light is on).
I don't think it's part of the design but rather a unified add-on by the officials of the ministry of railways.
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I don't think it's part of the design but rather a unified add-on by the officials of the ministry of railways.
Makes sense since the characters look so protruding from the original design.
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Old November 14th, 2014, 11:51 AM   #475
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Is there any map of the existing railways in Hefei, and where Hefei and Hefei South stations are relative to central city?
I added English to below map. It's a bit old so some information may not be up-to-date.


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Old November 15th, 2014, 12:12 PM   #476
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Makes sense since the characters look so protruding from the original design.
It would look much more aesthetic if the sign is an integral part of the original design just like Suzhou Station.
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During night, I really like the floating characters. During the day the "skeleton" behind them look ugly. They should design nicer frames but as I wrote, they look rather good during night.
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