Hefei–Nanjing Passenger Railway

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Hening passenger railway
Track gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Voltage: 50Hz 25,000V AC
Maximum speed: 250 km/h (350 km/h reserved)
Stations and mileage
toward Ningxi, Hewu, Xihe, Hejiu, Huainan
Hefei 0 km
toward Hankou Railway Station, Jiujiang Station
SanshilipuPassing loop 9 km
Feidong 19 km
Chaobei 53 km
Huang'anPassing loop 74 km
Quanjiao 98 km
Pavilion HillPassing loop 98 km
Jinghu from Beijing
Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge
Yongning 132 km
toward Ningqi Railway
ForestPassing loop 141 km
Nanjing South 154 km
Huning to Shanghai
Jinghu to Shanghai
Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge
Nanjing 156 km
toward Ningqu, Ningtong

The Hefei–Nanjing passenger railway also known as the Hening railway (simplified Chinese: 合宁铁路; traditional Chinese: 合寧鐵路; pinyin: Hé-Níng Tiělù) is a high-speed railway in China, running from Hefei to Nanjing at 250 km/h (155 mph).[1] The line is 166 km (103 mi) long and began service on April 18, 2008.[2] High-speed trains on the line reduced travel time between Nanjing and Hefei from over three hours to 1.5 hours. The Hening Line forms part of the high-speed Shanghai–Wuhan–Chengdu High-Speed Railway from Shanghai to Chengdu and the easternmost section of the Nanjing–Xi'an Railway.


  1. ^ Xie Fang (August 12, 2009). "High-speed trains by 2012". China Daily. 
  2. ^ (Chinese) "合宁铁路今天通车运营" Anhuinews.com 2008-04-18