Qingdao–Taiyuan High-Speed Railway

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Qingdao–Taiyuan
High-Speed Railway
青太高速铁路
ChinaRailwayHighspeed.svg
Overview
Type CRH
Locale Shandong
Hebei
Shanxi
Termini Qingdao Station
Taiyuan Station
Stations ~30
Operation
Owner China Railway
Operator(s) China Railway High-speed
Technical
Line length 873 km (542 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Operating speed 250 km/h
Route map
Qingdao-Taiyuan Line.png

The Qingdao–Taiyuan High-Speed Railway (simplified Chinese: 青太高速铁路; traditional Chinese: 青太高速鐵路; pinyin: Qīngtài Gāosù Tiělù) is a high-speed railway line under construction in China. It is part of the CRH's system of passenger dedicated lines, connecting Qingdao Station and Taiyuan Station. It will be 873 km long.

Status[edit]

Currently, two section is operational while Shijiazhuang-Jinan is under planning. Qingdao–Taiyuan High-Speed Railway is made of three sections.

Components[edit]

Operational lines are marked with green background.

Section Description Designed
speed
(km/h)

Length
(km)

Construction
start date

Open date
Qingdao–Taiyuan
High-Speed Railway

Qingdao-Taiyuan Railroad.svg
HSR across North China consisting of three segments connecting Taiyuan, Shijiazhuang, Jinan and Qingdao. 250 873 2005-06-01 2016
Qingdao-Jinan Section
(Qingdao–Jinan High-Speed Railway)
PDL connecting Qingdao and Jinan 250 364 2007-01-28 2008-12-20
Jinan-Shijiazhuang Section
(Shijiazhuang–Jinan High-Speed Railway)
PDL connecting Shijiazhuang & Jinan via Dezhou 250 319 expected
2013[1]
2016
Shijiazhuang-Taiyuan Section
(Shijiazhuang–Taiyuan High-Speed Railway)
PDL connecting Shijiazhuang & Taiyuan. 250 190 2005-06-11 2009-04-01

References[edit]

  1. ^ "石家庄至济南铁路客运专线将开工". 中国交通. 2013-03-01. Retrieved 2013-05-03.