Xuzhou–Lanzhou High-Speed Railway

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Xuzhou–Lanzhou
High-Speed Railway
徐兰高速铁路
ChinaRailwayHighspeed.svg
Overview
Type CRH
Locale China
Termini Xuzhou East Station
Lanzhou West Station
Stations ~30
Operation
Owner China Railway
Operator(s) China Railway High-speed
Technical
Line length 1,363 km (847 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Operating speed 250 km/h
Route map
Xuzhou-Lanzhou Line.png

The Xuzhou–Lanzhou High-Speed Railway (simplified Chinese: 徐兰高速铁路; traditional Chinese: 徐蘭高速鐵路; pinyin: Xúlán 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 Xuzhou East Station and Lanzhou West Station. It will be 1363 km long.

Xulan Passenger Dedicated Line is composed of the following sections between Xuzhou to Lanzhou, along corridors of existing Longhai Railway: Xuzhou‧--Zhengxu--‧Zhengzhou‧--Zhengxi--‧Xi'an‧--Xibao--‧Baoji‧--Baolan--‧Lanzhou.

The entire route has a design speed of 350 km/h, and lengths of 1400 km in total, connecting East China and Northwest China.

Status[edit]

Xuzhou–Lanzhou High-Speed Railway is made up of four sections. As of 2013 two of them, namely the Zhengzhou-Xi'an and Xi'an-Baoji sections, are operational while the two remaining sections are under construction.

Components[edit]

Operational lines are marked with green background.

Section Description Designed
speed
(km/h)

Length
(km)

Construction
start date

Open date
Xuzhou–Lanzhou
High-Speed Railway
HSR across the Yellow River Valley of central China, consisting of four segments connecting Xuzhou, Zhengzhou, Xian, Baoji and Lanzhou. 350 1363 2005-06-01 2017
Xuzhou–Zhengzhou
(Zhengzhou–Xuzhou High-Speed Railway)
Xuzhou-Lanzhou Railroad.svg
PDL connecting Xuzhou & Zhengzhou 350 357 2012-12-26[1] 2016-12
Zhengzhou–Xi'an Section
(Zhengzhou–Xi'an High-Speed Railway)
PDL connecting Zhengzhou & Xian 350 455 2005-09-01 2010-02-06
Xi'an–Baoji Section
(Xi'an–Baoji High-Speed Railway)
PDL connecting Xi'an & Baoji 350 148 2009-11-22 2013-12-28[2]
Baoji–Lanzhou Section
(Baoji–Lanzhou High-Speed Railway)
PDL connecting Baoji & Lanzhou 350 403 2012-10[3][4][5] 2017
See also Lanzhou–Ürümqi(Xinjiang) Section
(Lanzhou–Ürümqi(Xinjiang) High-Speed Railway)
Lanzhou-Xinjiang Railroad.svg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "郑徐高铁"超计划"动工 郑州将成"米"型高铁枢纽". 中国新闻网. 2012-12-26. Retrieved 2012-12-31. 
  2. ^ Zhu Ningzhu (28 December 2013). "China's railways mileage tops 100,000 km". Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  3. ^ 宝鸡至兰州铁路客运专线建设项目启动, Xinhua, 2012-10-21
  4. ^ 宝鸡至兰州客运专线陕西段工程开工建设, 2012-10-21
  5. ^ 宝鸡至兰州的客运专线昨天在榆中奠基, 2012-10-27