Beijing Suburban Railway

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BCR
Bcr logo.svg
Overview
LocaleBeijing
Transit typeCommuter rail
Operation
Began operationAugust 6, 2008
Operator(s)China Railway Beijing Group
System map
北京市郊铁路线路图.png
BCR
Simplified Chinese北京城市铁路
Traditional Chinese北京城市鐵路
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese北京市郊铁路
Traditional Chinese北京市郊鐵路

BCR (Beijing City Rail) also known as Beijing Suburban Railway is a commuter rail service that connects urban Beijing with outlying districts beyond the reach of the city's Beijing Subway network. The suburban rail services run on existing China Railway lines.

The suburban rail services are managed by the China Railway Beijing Group, an agency of the Ministry of Railways that is not affiliated with the operators of Beijing Subway.

There are 4 suburban railway corridor currently in operation: Line S2, Sub-Central line, Huairou–Miyun line and Tongmi line.

In operation[edit]

Line Service route Opened Length
km
Routing
Sub-Central Liangxiang – Beijingxi (West) – Beijing – Beijingdong (East) – Tongzhou – Qiaozhuangdong (East) 31 December 2017 63.7[1] Jingguang railway, Beijing underground cross-city railway, Jingha railway, Tongqiao railway
S2 Main line: Huangtudian – Nankou – Badaling – Yanqing
Branch: Huangtudian – Nankou – Badaling – Kangzhuang – Shacheng
6 August 2008 (main)
21 December 2012 (branch)[2]
108.3[3] Beijing Northeast Ring railway, Jingbao railway
Huairou–Miyun Beijingbei (North) – Qinghe – Changpingbei (North) – Yanqihu[4] – Huairoubei (North) – Heishansi – Gubeikou 31 December 2017 144.6[5] Jingzhang intercity railway, Jingtong railway
 Tongmi  Main line: Tongzhouxi (West) – Shunyi – Niulanshan – Huairou – Miyunbei (North)
Branch: Tongzhouxi (West) – Shunyi – Niulanshan – Huairou – Yanqihu – Huairoubei (North)
30 June 2020[1] 83.4[1] Jingcheng railway, Jingtong railway

History[edit]

Short-term planning[edit]

Line Service route Planned Opening Date
 Northeast Ring  Huangtudian – Wangjing – Beijing Chaoyang – Beijingdong (East) TBA
 Yizhuang (Benz Special line)  Mixed passenger and freight railway (initially freight-only).
Anding – Second Factory of Beijing Benz Automobile Co.
2023 (initially freight-only)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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