Beijing–Binhai intercity railway

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Beijing–Binhai intercity railway
京滨城际铁路
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Overview
TypeHigh-speed rail
StatusUnder Construction
LocaleBeijing, Hebei, and Tianjin
TerminiBeijing Sub-Center railway station
Binhai railway station
Services1
Operation
Operator(s)China Railway High-speed
Technical
Line length171.7 km (107 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Beijing–Binhai intercity railway
Simplified Chinese京滨城际铁路
Traditional Chinese京濱城際鐵路
Second Beijing–Tianjin intercity railway
Simplified Chinese京津第二城际铁路
Traditional Chinese京津第二城際鐵路

Beijing–Binhai intercity railway (Jingbin intercity railway), also known as the Second Beijing–Tianjin intercity railway, is a new high-speed railway located between the municipalities of Beijing and Tianjin. It will run from Beijing Sub-Center railway station to Binhai railway station. The first half of this project will be built as part of the Beijing–Tangshan intercity railway until Baodi South railway station, where the line branches south along new trackage to Tianjin. Together with the Beijing-Tangshan intercity railway, this railways forms part of a proposed regional 4 North-South lines, 4 East-West lines that form a network for fast commuter services across Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei.

Route[edit]

It starts at Beijing Sub-Center railway station, which is located in Tongzhou District. And then it goes into Xianghe County, Hebei, and Baodi District, Tianjin. This project then deviates from Beijing-Tangshan ICR alignment to travel south through eastern Wuqing District, Ninghe District, Beichen District, Dongli District to a station at Tianjin Binhai International Airport until terminating in Binhai New Area.

History[edit]

  • Advanced engineering commenced onsite at December 29, 2015.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cao Zheng (曹政) (December 30, 2015). 京唐京滨城际先期工程昨开工 明年上半年全线建设 (in Chinese). Beijing Daily. Retrieved December 30, 2015.