Kunming–Yuxi Railway

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Kunming–Yuxi Railway in Haikou Subdistrict, Xishan District, Kunming

The Kunming–Yuxi Railway or Kunyu Railway (simplified Chinese: 昆玉铁路; traditional Chinese: 昆玉鐵路; pinyin: kūnyù tiělù), is a single-track railroad in Yunnan Province of Southwest China. The line runs 55.5 km (34 mi) from Kunming to Yuxi and was built from 1989 to 1993.[1][2] Bridges and tunnels account for 22% of the total length of the line.[1]

As the Yuxi–Mengzi Railway and Mengzi–Hekou Railway were constructed in the 21st century, the Kunming–Yuxi Railway became the first section of the Kunming–Yuxi–Hekou Railway, the modern standard-gauge replacement for the old narrow-gauge Kunming–Hekou Railway.

The major upgrade project of Kunming–Yuxi Railway is started in 2010, and completed in 2016. The EMU train entered to operation from December 29, 2016.[3]

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Yuxi South (Yuxinan) Station, the southern end point of the Kunming–Yuxi Railway, is a freight station serving an important industrial area

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "昆玉铁路简介". 云南日报网 YNDaily (in Chinese). 25 February 2005. Archived from the original on 25 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "昆玉铁路"龙"抬头". 云南日报 (in Chinese). 6 September 2001. 
  3. ^ "要买北京、上海、深圳还需再等等". yunnan.cn. 2016-12-26. Retrieved 2016-12-26.