So book as many days ahead as you can or pre-arrange tickets online as explained below.Although as China's new G-category high-speed trains are expensive by Chinese standards you'll sometimes find Beijing-Shanghai or Beijing-Xian high-speed train tickets available on the day of travel or the day before, assuming you are flexible as to the class or exact departure time.Luggage & bikes on Chinese trains Recommended guidebooks for China Travel insurance Hotels in Beijing Hotels in Shanghai Hotels in Xian Hotel suggestions in Beijing & Shanghai Chinese Railways. However, a temporary shortening to 30 days in early 2017 seems to have become permanent.Yes they do, and most long-distance trains get fully-booked days ahead.This page will help you understand & plan train travel in China, & arrange your train tickets. Reservations usually open 30 days before departure for online bookings and 28 days before departure for sale at stations, for most long-distance trains.On this page you'll find: Beijing to Ulan Bator & Moscow by Trans-Siberian railway; Onward to Paris & London Beijing to Hanoi (Vietnam) by train; Onwards to Saigon; Onwards to Phnom Penh & Bangkok Beijing to Japan by ferry Beijing to South Korea by ferry Beijing to North Korea by train Hong Kong to Hanoi (Vietnam) Kunming to Hanoi (Vietnam) by train Lhasa to Kathmandu by bus & onwards to to Delhi How to buy tickets online How to buy tickets at the station How to check train schedules & fares Maps of China's train network Collecting tickets bought online How to read a Chinese train ticket Finding & boarding your train What are Chinese trains like? Some overnight D-category sleeper trains only open 20 days ahead, some C-category trains only 10 days ahead. The booking horizon used to be 12 days (10 days at stations), but was increased to 20 days in January 2013, then to 60 days in December 2014.
The earliest train sheds were wooden structures, often with unglazed openings to allow smoke and steam to escape.
The station was first built by the Midland Railway in 1848, and rebuilt by them in 1904, with much of the current building dating from that later date.
It is now owned by Network Rail but managed by East Midlands Trains.
Amongst these were the city centre stations of Nottingham Victoria, on the Great Central Railway, and Nottingham London Road, on the Great Northern Railway, which are both now closed.
A number of more minor stations served locations outside the city centre, but the only such station to remain open within the city boundaries is Bulwell.