Hohhot–Nanning passageway

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Hohhot–Nanning passageway
呼南通道
ChinaRailwayHighspeed.svg
Overview
TypeHigh-speed rail
StatusPartly operational
LocalePeople's Republic of China
TerminiHohhot
Nanning
Operation
Operator(s)China Railway High-speed
Technical
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification50Hz 25,000V
Operating speed200 to 350 km/h (124 to 217 mph)

The Hohhot–Nanning passageway is a proposed high-speed railway in China running from Hohhot in Inner Mongolia to Nanning in Guangxi. It will pass through the cities of Taiyuan, Zhengzhou, Xiangyang, Changde, Yiyang, Shaoyang, Yongzhou and Guilin. The passageway is one of the sixteen railway lines proposed under the "eight horizontal and eight vertical" railway network introduced in 2016.

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The Hohhot–Nanning passageway is a vertically-oriented (north–south) passageway with a liner path emanating from Hohhot in Inner Mongolia. It will travel through the provinces of Shanxi, Henan, Hubei and Hunan, before terminating at Nanning in Guangxi. There are no branch lines.

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Section
Railway line
Description Designed
speed
(km/h)

Length
(km)

Construction
start date

Open date
Hohhot-Datong
Beijing-Baotou Railway (section)
Part of a larger railway connecting Beijing and Baotou. 200 285
Datong–Taiyuan
Datong–Puzhou railway (section)
Part of a larger railway connecting Datong and Puzhou. 351 1933-06 1940
Taiyuan–Jiaozuo
Taiyuan–Jiaozuo high-speed railway
Proposed high-speed railway connecting Taiyuan to Jiaozuo. 250 362 2016 2021
Jiaozuo–Zhengzhou
Zhengzhou–Jiaozuo intercity railway
Inter-city railway connecting Zhengzhou and Jiaozuo. 200 78 2009-12-29 2015-14-05
Zhengzhou–Wanzhou
Zhengzhou–Wanzhou high-speed railway
High-speed railway linking Zhengzhou and Wanzhou currently under construction. 350 818 2016-10-28 2022
Xiangyang–Yichang
Xiangyang–Yichang railway
Proposed high-speed railway between Xiangyang and Yichang.
Yichang–Changde
Yichang–Changde railway
Proposed high-speed railway between Yichang and Changde. 350 200
Changde–Yiyang
Changsha–Yiyang–Changde intercity railway (section)
Proposed railway between Changde and Yiyang, part of a larger railway line between Changde and Changsha.
Yiyang–Shaoyang
Yiyang–Shaoyang railway
Proposed railway.
Shaoyang–Yongzhou
Shaoyang–Yongzhou railway
Proposed railway.
Yongzhou–Guilin
Hengyang–Liuzhou intercity railway
Between Yongzhou and Guilin. Part of larger intercity railway line between Hengyang and Liuzhou. 250 498 2009 2013-12-28
Guilin–Liuzhou
Hunan–Guangxi railway
Between Guilin and Liuzhou. Part of larger railway line. 250 724 2008-12 2013-12
Liuzhou–Nanning
Liuzhou–Nanning intercity railway
Intercity railway between Liuzhou and Nanning. 250 22 2009 2013-12-28

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