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New prices for business-class and premium seats on Beijing-Shanghai high-speed trains starting from June 27:
Business-class tickets for the 85 high-speed trains operating on the country’s busiest railway line will be reduced by 10%-20%, while tickets for premium seats will be cut by 10%, according to a statement posted on the website of the ministry.
After the price cut, business-class tickets will be lowered to between 1,400 yuan (US$222 dollars) and 1,575 yuan (US$248) from the current 1,750 yuan (US$276). Prices of premium seats will stand at 949 yuan (US$150), down from the current 1,055 yuan (US$166).
Cattle class prices remain unchanged.