Chengdu East railway station

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Chengdudong
成都东
China Railway High-speed
成都东站 东广场 - panoramio.jpg
Other names Chengdu East
Location Chenghua District, Chengdu, Sichuan
China
Coordinates 30°37′52″N 104°08′20″E / 30.6311°N 104.1390°E / 30.6311; 104.1390Coordinates: 30°37′52″N 104°08′20″E / 30.6311°N 104.1390°E / 30.6311; 104.1390
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms 26 (12 island platforms, 2 side platforms)
Connections
Interior of Chengdu East train station Hall.
CRH380A in Chengdu East train station.

Chengdu East railway station (simplified Chinese: 成都东站; traditional Chinese: 成都東站; pinyin: Chéngdū-dōng Zhàn) is a railway station on the Chengyu Passenger Railway, the Chengdu–Leshan Intercity Railway and the Dacheng Railway. The station located in Chenghua, Chengdu, Sichuan, China. It is connected to Chengdu Metro Line 2 and Line 7.

Station structure[edit]

Layout[edit]

Chengdu East Railway Station is divided into two spaces, the station building and outdoor squares, with a total area of about 68 hectares, the station building itself has an area of 108,000 square meters. The main building of the station is divided into five main levels, including an elevated Waiting Hall level (with mezzanine eating areas and shopping), Platform Level (Ground Level), Arrivals Level and two levels of Chengdu Metro lines. Total investment for its construction was set at about 3.83 billion yuan in 2011 when it was put into use. The station exterior design features a fusion of Jinsha and Sanxingdui bronze shape artistic elements of the ancient Shu culture. Beneath the outdoor squares, substantial car parking and a bus terminal is housed. Passengers enter the station across the outdoor Square or direct access to the station building from two north-south elevated roads. Ticket offices exist in the top Waiting Hall area and beneath in the Arrivals Hall.

Track layout[edit]

The station has 14 platforms and 26 tracks, all of which are covered. The departures Waiting Hall sits above the platforms, with arrivals descending down to the Arrivals Hall level below the platforms.

Connections[edit]

Chengdu East Railway Station is a terminus of the Chengdu–Chongqing Railway, Chengdu–Kunming Railway and Dazhou–Chengdu Railway.

Railway Administration Destination
Chengdu Railway Bureau Dazhou, Chongqing North, Guiyang
Shanghai Railway Bureau Shanghai Hongqiao, Hangzhou, Wenzhou
Guangzhou Railway Group Guangzhou, Changsha, Haikou
Wuhan Railway Bureau Wuhan
Zhengzhou Railway Bureau Zhengzhou
Nanning Railway Bureau Nanning, Guilin North

History[edit]

Construction began on December 29, 2008.[1]

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