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Old September 30th, 2014, 09:36 PM   #581
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Have any new design....
Ordos Station?
Nanchang Station?
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Old November 6th, 2014, 12:09 PM   #582
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Shijiazhuang Station front square greenery project completed

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Old November 7th, 2014, 03:55 AM   #583
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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   #584
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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   #585
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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   #586
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Вот так станция. Красиво
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Old November 12th, 2014, 08:08 AM   #587
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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   #588
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So which railway lines reach Hefei South station?
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Old November 12th, 2014, 12:34 PM   #589
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Hefei South is so much like Nanjing South, quite conventional design yet quite big and sleek.
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Old November 13th, 2014, 09:31 AM   #590
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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   #591
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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   #592
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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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Old November 14th, 2014, 03:37 AM   #593
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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   #594
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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   #595
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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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Old November 15th, 2014, 06:41 PM   #596
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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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Old December 8th, 2014, 09:53 AM   #597
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NanNing East Railway Station to Be Used on Dec. 26

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The terminal building of the station is basically finished for its debut on Dec. 26 and the west end of the seamless transportation system connecting the station and other transportation means will also be ready at that time for the convenience of passengers.

With the total floor area of over 260,000 m2, 30 railways and 13 platforms, the East Railway Station is composed of 3 yards of Liunan, Nanguang and Nanqin from north to south. The terminal building is divided into the elevated level, the ground level and the underground level. The elevated level is for departure where different vehicles can drop off passengers and where passengers can buy tickets. The ground level, or the platform level of the same height as the square in front of the station, is for passengers to get on or off trains. Passengers go to the underground level after arrival through stairways or elevators where they can leave the station by taking bus, taxi, subway or personal car.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 11:30 PM   #598
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I was a bit confused looking at this photo of Nanning East station, but it looks like Zhuang is a Chinese language that is written using Latin characters, just like Vietnamese.
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Old December 9th, 2014, 01:59 AM   #599
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I was a bit confused looking at this photo of Nanning East station, but it looks like Zhuang is a Chinese language that is written using Latin characters, just like Vietnamese.
...a written script which is hardly ever used by the Zhuang...
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Some pictures of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station by me as of January 2012.
















































































































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