Ürümqi Railway Station

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Ürümqi Station
Urumqi Railway Station entrance.jpg
Ürümqi Railway Station
Province Xinjiang
(See other stations in Xinjiang)
City Ürümqi
District Saybagh
Nanzhan Lu
Coordinates 43°46′49.9″N 87°35′4.8″E / 43.780528°N 87.584667°E / 43.780528; 87.584667
Pinyin Code Wulumuqi
Year opened 1962
Station statistics
Operator(s) Wulumuqi Railway Bureau,
Ministry of Railways of the People's Republic of China
Line(s) Lanxin railway,
Northern Xinjiang Railway
No. of platforms 3
Aiga bus inv.svg Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Ürümqi Railway Station (simplified Chinese: 乌鲁木齐站; traditional Chinese: 烏魯木齊站; pinyin: Wūlǔmùqí Zhàn) is a railway station of the Lanzhou-Xinjiang, Northern Xinjiang, and the Second Ürümqi-Jinghe Railways. The station located in Ürümqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.


The station was constructed in 1962.[1] On May 18, 2002 that station was demolished[2] to make way for construction of the current station which was opened on April 25, 2004.[3]

On 30th April 2014, a terrorist attack occurred at the station, which left three people dead and 79 injured.


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Preceding station   China Railways.svg China Railways   Following station
Terminus Northern Xinjiang Railway
towards Alashankou