Kunshan South Railway Station

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Not to be confused with Kunshan Railway Station. ‹See Tfd›
Kunshannan Station
Kunshan South Station
昆山南站
Kunshan South Railway Station Platform 1.jpg
Location
Province Jiangsu
(See other stations in Jiangsu)
Coordinates 31°21′18″N 120°56′47″E / 31.35500°N 120.94639°E / 31.35500; 120.94639Coordinates: 31°21′18″N 120°56′47″E / 31.35500°N 120.94639°E / 31.35500; 120.94639
History
Pinyin Code Kūnshān-nán
Opened July 1, 2010
Station statistics
Operator(s) Shanghai Railway Bureau
Ministry of Railways of the PRC
Line(s) Jinghu High-Speed Railway
Huning Intercity Rail
No. of platforms 4[1]

The Kunshan South Railway Station (simplified Chinese: 昆山南站; traditional Chinese: 崑山南站; pinyin: Kūnshān-nán zhàn) (IATA: KVN) is a railway station on the Jinghu High-Speed Railway and the Huning Intercity Rail. The station is located in Kunshan City, Jiangsu, China.

The Kunshan South Station has 2 platforms and 6 tracks on the Shanghai–Nanjing Intercity Railway, as well as 2 platforms and 6 tracks on the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway. (The two rail lines have the same track alignment in the central Kunshan City). The new station is located about a kilometer to the south from the Kunshan Station on the "old" Jinghu Railway.[2]

History[edit]

The construction of the station started on July 21, 2009.[3] The Station opened on July 1, 2010.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 沪宁城铁昆山南站 并蒂莲花初绽放(Chinese)
  2. ^ 关于京沪高速铁路与沪宁城际铁路昆山段具体走向及站点设置的说明 ("Regarding the tracks alignment and the stations on the Kunshan section of the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway and the Shanghai-Nanjing Intercity Railway ...") . Quote: " 京沪高速铁路在昆山境内设昆山站一座,位于黄山路与创业路交叉口南侧,与正在建设中的既有铁路昆山站南站屋遥相呼应。京沪高速铁路昆山站旅客用房面积约为6000平方米,按2台6线的标准设置,预计2012年建成通车。... 沪宁城际铁路昆山段共设站3座...。其中昆山站与京沪高铁昆山站并站,设置为2台6线车站,建筑面积约3000平方米"
  3. ^ 京沪高铁昆山站开工(Chinese)
  4. ^ 昆山公交制定配套方案对接沪宁城际高铁_人民铁道网(Chinese)
Preceding station   China Railways.svg China Railways   Following station
Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway
Terminus
Shanghai–Nanjing Intercity High-Speed Railway
towards Nanjing