Chongqing–Wanzhou Intercity Railway

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Chongqing-Wanzhou Intercity Railway
渝万客运专线
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Overview
Type High-speed rail
Status Operating
Locale People's Republic of China
Termini Chongqing North
Wanzhou
Stations 7
Operation
Opened November 29, 2016
Operator(s) China Railway High-speed
Technical
Line length 248 km (154 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Operating speed 350 km/h (217 mph)
Chongqing-Wanzhou Intercity Railway
Simplified Chinese 渝万客运专线
Traditional Chinese 渝萬客運專線
Chongqing-Wanhou Intercity Railway
Line length: 248 km (154 mi)
Track gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Maximum speed: 250 km/h (155 mph)
Stations and structures
Up arrow Yichang−Wanzhou Railway
Wanzhou
Liangping South
Dianjiang County
Changshou Lake
Right arrow Chongqing-Lichuan Railway
Changshou North
Fusheng
Chongqing North
Down arrow Chongqing-Suining Railway

Chongqing–Wanzhou Intercity Railway is a high speed railway between Chongqing and Wanzhou. Construction started in December 2012, according to the summarizing and commending meeting of the phase II of “100-day Battle” in Chongqing Liangjiang New Area.[1] It was completed on November 29, 2016 and takes passengers from Chongqing North Railway Station to Wanzhou Railway Station in one hour.

The 248-km-long Chongqing-Wanzhou Railway is designed to run at a speed of 250 km/hour connecting Chongqing North Railway, Fusheng, Changshou, Changshou Lake, Dianjiang County, Liangping and Wanzhou, according to the approval from The Ministry of Railways of PRC.

The train can take passengers from Dianjiang County to urban Chongqing in 30 minutes.

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