Kashgar Railway Station

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Kashi [Kaxgar]
喀什
China Railway
Kashgar sta.,kashgar-city,Xinjiang,china.jpg
Location Kashgar, Kashgar, Xinjiang
China
Coordinates 39°29′31″N 76°02′46″E / 39.49194°N 76.04611°E / 39.49194; 76.04611
Line(s) Southern Xinjiang Railway
Kashgar–Hotan Railway
Platforms 1
History
Opened 1999

Kashgar Railway Station (喀什站) is the main railway station of Kashgar, Xinjiang, and the westernmost railway station in China. It is the western terminus for the Southern Xinjiang and Kashgar-Hotan Railways.

The station is located northeast of the city of Kashgar, and is served by regular passenger trains to Urumqi via Turpan. A trip on the faster kind (K-series) takes under 22 hours from Kashgar to Turpan, or just over 24 hours to Urumqi.[1]

History[edit]

Opened in 1999.

References[edit]

Preceding station   China Railways.svg China Railway   Following station
towards Ürümqi
Southern Xinjiang Railway Terminus
Terminus Kashgar–Hotan Railway
towards Hotan