Harbin Railway Station

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Harbin Station
哈尔滨
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Harbin Railway Station
Location
Province Heilongjiang
(See other stations in Heilongjiang)
City Harbin
District Nangang
Tielu Jie
Coordinates 45°45′28″N 126°37′28″E / 45.75778°N 126.62444°E / 45.75778; 126.62444Coordinates: 45°45′28″N 126°37′28″E / 45.75778°N 126.62444°E / 45.75778; 126.62444
History
Pinyin Code Haerbin
Year opened 1899
Former name Songhuajiang Station
Station statistics
Operator(s) Harbin Railway Bureau,
Ministry of Railways of the PRC
Line(s) Jingha railway,
Hada Railway,
Binsui Railway,
Binzhou Railway,
Jingha Passenger Dedicated Line,
Hada Passenger Railway,
Haqi Passenger Railway
Binbei Railway
No. of platforms 5
Aiga bus inv.svg Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Harbin station (simplified Chinese: 哈尔滨站; traditional Chinese: 哈爾濱站; pinyin: Hā'ěrbīn Zhàn) is a railway station of Jingha railway, Hada Railway, Binsui Railway and Binzhou Railway. The station located in the town of Harbin, Heilongjiang, China.

History[edit]

Ahn Jung-geun Memorial Hall in Harbin Railway Station

Songhuajiang station (Chinese: 松花江站; pinyin: Sōnghuājiāng Zhàn; literally "Songhua River Railway Station") opened in October,1899.[1] Songhuajiang Station was renamed Harbin Station in July,1903.[2]

On October 26, 1909, Korean activist An Jung-geun assassinated Itō Hirobumi (伊藤博文), the first Prime Minister of Japan and then-Japanese Resident-General of Korea on the platform at Harbin Station. A memorial hall honoring An Jung-geun was opened on Sunday, 19 January 2014 in Harbin. The hall, a 200-square meter room, features photos and memorabilia.[3]

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Preceding station   China railways   Following station
China railways Terminus
Preceding station   China Railway High-speed   Following station
Terminus Beijing–Harbin Railway
towards Dalian