Anqing Yangtze River Railway Bridge

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Anqing Railway Bridge
安庆长江铁路大桥
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Coordinates 30°29′57″N 117°04′17″E / 30.499056°N 117.071361°E / 30.499056; 117.071361Coordinates: 30°29′57″N 117°04′17″E / 30.499056°N 117.071361°E / 30.499056; 117.071361
Carries Nanjing–Anqing Intercity Railway
Crosses Yangtze River
Locale Anqing, Anhui, China
Characteristics
Design Cable-stayed
Total length 2,997 metres (9,833 ft)
Height 210 metres (690 ft)
Longest span 580 metres (1,900 ft)
History
Construction begin March 20, 2009
Construction cost 1.43 billion yuan
Opened 2015
Anqing Railway Bridge is located in China
Anqing Railway Bridge
Anqing Railway Bridge
Location in China

The Anqing Yangtze River Railway Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge opened over the Yangtze River near Anqing, Anhui, China. The bridge will have a main span of 580 metres (1,900 ft) which will make it the longest cable stayed railway bridge in the world. The bridge will carry two rail tracks on the high speed Nanjing–Anqing Intercity Railway line. The bridge and the new line will cut the rail travel time between Nanjing and Anqing from the eight hours down to just 90 minutes.[1]

Construction[edit]

Construction of the bridge began on March 20, 2009 and was completed in December 2015.[2]The total cost of the project was 1.43 billion yuan.

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