I am planning to book a ticket from Huoerguosi to Urumqi (Y952). The first stop will be in Yining. I am still figuring out the best way to reach Huoerguosi and realised it might be easier to go straight to Yining.
I am planning to get the train ticket early so I was wondering whether it is possible to board the train in Yining if my ticket is from Huoerguosi (in which case I would just book it from Huoerguosi and decide later where I actually board the train)? Given my experience with Chinese trains and the strict rules which apply, I doubt this is possible but I would still like to see if someone has any concrete experiences.