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Taxis (Shanghai)

Taxis (Shanghai) — Shanghai has approximately 45,000 taxis, operated by over 150 taxi companies. Several companies have taxis in their own colors. There are seven more popular companies – Dazhong Taxi Company with their cars in sky blue; Qiangsheng with their cars in orange; Jinjiang white; Bashi green; Haibo sapphire blue; Fanlanhong red; and Lanse […]

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TAXIS (Beijing)

TAXIS (Beijing) – there are around 67,000 taxis operating in Beijing. The models typically found being used there are Citroen AZ, Volkswagen Jetta, and Sonata; Elantra and Citroen AZ (Fukang). The colors of the taxis tend to vary (according to the company operating them): they can be green, red, purple and blue, and they usually […]

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Ferry (Shanghai)

Ferry (Shanghai) — the Huangpu River running through Shanghai, divides the city into two parts – Pudong New District (east of the river) and Puxi Area (west of the river). The three islands of Chongming, Changxing, and Hengsha under the jurisdiction of Shanghai are separated from the main by the Yangtze River. As a result, […]

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BUSES (Shanghai)

BUSES (Shanghai) — Public buses in Shanghai are a particularly convenient means of transport, with some 1,100 lines covering the length and breadth of the city. Shanghai Railway Station, People’s Square, Xujiahui, Zhongshan Park Wujiaochang, Shanghai Indoor Stadium and Dongchang Road serve as the main bus transfer stations in downtown. Xinzhuang, Longyang Road and Zhangjiang […]

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BUSES (Beijing)

BUSES (Beijing) — Currently, there are over 800 bus routes in operation in Beijing, supplied by the buses numbered 1-998. They are mainly divided into the following categories:   Numbered 1-100—Bus routes are within the 3rd Ring Road. 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 111, 112, 114, 115, 118 and 124—Trolleys, most […]

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Subway (Shanghai)

Subway (Shanghai) – the Shanghai Metro is a speedy, safe, comfortable and convenient means of transportation for traveling around the city. The main attractions, transportation hubs and commercial areas such as the Bund, Nanjing Road, Huaihai Road, People’s Square, Shanghai Railway Station and Xujiahui can be reached by several subway lines. At present, the city […]

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Subway (Beijing)

Subway (Beijing) — Beijing was the first major Chinese city to have a subway (in 1969). It has a total of 268 stations, and average ridership varies between 9.8 and 11.6 million on the 465 kilometers of track per day.   Beijing’s Subway Network now has 18 subway lines (Some of which are named by […]