Xi'an North Railway Station

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China Railway
Xi'anbei Station
Xi'an North Station
西安北站
Xi'an North Railway Station.jpg
Xi'an North Railway Station
Location
Province Shaanxi
City Xi'an
District Weiyang
Coordinates 34° 22' 36.96" N 108° 56' 7.70" E
History
Pinyin Code Xi'anbei
Opened 11 January 2011
Station statistics
Operator(s) China Railway, Xi'an Railway Bureau
Line(s) Zhengxi Passenger Railway,
Xibao Passenger Railway
No. of platforms 34
Aiga bus inv.svg Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

The Xi'an North Railway Station (Chinese: 西安北站; pinyin: Xī'ānběi Zhàn) is a railway station of Zhengxi Passenger Railway and Xibao Passenger Railway. The station located in Weiyang District of Xi'an City (the capital of Shaanxi Province of China). It is some 10 km north of the city centre and the "old" Xi'an Railway Station.

The station has 34 platforms. It is the largest railway station in Northwest China.[1]

The station is connected to downtown Xi'an by Line 2 of Xi'an Metro.

History[edit]

Construction began on September 19, 2008.[2] The station was opened on January 11, 2011.[1]

Service[edit]

As of May 2012, Xi'an North Station is served only by the fast (G-series and D-series) trains running on the Zhengzhou–Xi'an High-Speed Railway; one of them continues south to Hankou.[3] All other passenger trains serving Xi'an (including the D-series trains going west, to Baoji) run from Xi'an Railway Station, just north of downtown.[4] This is likely to change once the Xi'an–Baoji High-Speed Railway (currently under construction) is completed.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Growth to continue". Railway Gazette International. DVV Media UK. March 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ (Chinese) Tang Ru (September 20, 2008). "郑西客运专线西安北站将建成大型综合交通枢纽中心" [Zhengzhou to Xi'an: Xi'an North Passenger Station will be a large-scale transport hub]. China Railway Network. www.railcn.net Corporation. 
  3. ^ 西安北列车时刻表 - Xi'an North train schedule
  4. ^ 西安列车时刻表 - Xi'an train schedule

Coordinates: 34°22′36″N 108°56′07″E / 34.37667°N 108.93528°E / 34.37667; 108.93528