China Train App : Tielu 12306 – Official Mobile Ticket Booking Client

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  • App Name: Tielu 12306 (铁路12306)
  • Description: The official China train app for booking tickets
  • Category: Travel
  • Language: Chinese Only
  • Seller: China Railway Trip Science and Technology Co., Ltd
  • Compatibility: Android 2.2 or later; iOS 5.1.1 or later
  • Language: Chinese
  • Download: Get It

Official China Train APP: Tielu 12306

China Train 12306 APP (or Tielu 12306, 铁路12306) released on December 8, 2013 by Sinorail Customer Service Center (中国铁路客户服务中心) is the official app client for booking China train tickets. This app shares the same data (including the data of users, bookings and ticket availability) with the official ticket booking website 12306.cn, allowing users to make reservation, payment, change tickets, refund tickets, track orders, manage contacts and change passwords all in one app. But unfortunately, the app has no English version for foreigners currently, and whether China Rail Bureau will realese one for foreigners remains unknow. Foreigners may use a third party’s app that also offers ticketing service. I will introduce some best of them later. Continue reading