Kashgar railway station

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Kashi [Kaxgar]

喀什
China Railway
Kashgar Railway Station.jpg
LocationKashgar, Kashgar, Xinjiang
China
Coordinates39°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
Platforms1
History
Opened1999

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 Ürümqi via Turpan. A trip on the faster kind (K-series) takes under 22 hours from Kashgar to Turpan or just over 24 hours to Ürümqi.[1]

History[edit]

Opened in 1999.

References[edit]

Preceding station   China Railways.svg China Railway   Following station
towards Ürümqi
Southern Xinjiang RailwayTerminus
TerminusKashgar–Hotan Railway
towards Hotan