Beijing–Lanzhou passageway

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Beijing-Lanzhou passageway
京兰通道
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Overview
TypeHigh-speed rail
StatusPartly operational
LocalePeople's Republic of China
TerminiBeijing
Lanzhou
Operation
Operator(s)China Railway High-speed
Technical
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification50 Hz 25,000 V
Operating speed200 to 350 km/h (124 to 217 mph)

The Beijing–Lanzhou passageway is a high-speed rail corridor running from Beijing through Hohhot and Yinchuan to Lanzhou. It was announced in 2016 as part of the "eight verticals and eight horizontals" railway network plan.

Sections[edit]

Section
Railway line
Description Designed
speed
(km/h)

Length
(km)

Construction
start date

Open date
Beijing–Zhangjiakou
Beijing–Zhangjiakou intercity railway
Intercity railway between Beijing and Zhangjiakou. 250-350 174 2014 2019-12
Zhangjiakou–Hohhot
Zhangjiakou–Hohhot high-speed railway
HSR connecting Hohhot with Zhangjiakou. 250 287 2014-04-28[1] 2017-08-03[2](Hohhot-Ulanqab)
2019-12 (Ulanqab-Zhangjiakou)
Hohhot–Baotou
Jining–Baotou railway (section)
Section of larger railway connecting Jining with Baotou.
Baotou–Lanzhou
Baotou–Lanzhou railway
Upgraded conventional rail line from Baotou to Lanzhou. 995

References[edit]

  1. ^ "内蒙古首条高铁预计2017年建成". 光明日报.
  2. ^ "内蒙古驶入高铁时代". 2017-08-04.

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