Shanghai–Kunming High-Speed Railway
|Opened||26 October 2010 (Shanghai–Hangzhou Section)
28 December 2016 (whole line)
|Operator(s)||China Railway High-speed|
|Line length||2,066 km (1,284 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Operating speed||350 km/h (220 mph)|
The Shanghai–Kunming High-Speed Railway is a high-speed railway line in the People's Republic of China. The whole line started operating 28 December 2016. It is part of the CRH's system of passenger dedicated lines, beginning in Shanghai and ending in Kunming. It will parallel much of the current lower-speed Shanghai–Kunming Railway and will also pass through the cities of Hangzhou and Changsha.
The operational sections include Shanghai-Hangzhou, Hangzhou-Changsha and Changsha-Guiyang. The Guiyang-Kunming section was opened on 28 December 2016.
|HSR Corridor connecting East, Central and Southwest China. It consists of three sections connecting Shanghai, Hangzhou, Changsha and Kunming.||350||2,066||2008-12-28[dubious ]||2016-12-28|
(Shanghai–Hangzhou Passenger Railway)
|HSR connecting Shanghai and Hangzhou.||350||150||2009-02-26||2010-10-26|
(Hangzhou–Changsha High-Speed Railway)
|HSR connecting Hangzhou & Changsha, via Nanchang.||350||933||2009-12-22||Hangzhou–Nanchang Section: 2014-12-10
Nanchang–Changsha Section: 2014-09-16
(Changsha–Kunming High-Speed Railway)
|HSR connecting Changsha & Kunming||350||1,175||2010-03-26||Changsha–Xinhuang Section: 2014-12-16
Xinhuang-Guiyang Section: 2015-06-18
Guiyang-Kunming section: 2016-12-28
- "Shanghai-Kunming line section starts operation". China.org.cn. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
- "沪昆高铁设址长沙南站 长沙成中国首个高铁枢纽城市" (in Chinese). 5 March 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
- Hangzhou-Changsha high-speed rail starts operating 10 December 2014
- Nanchang - Changsha high speed line opens 16 September 2014
- Changsha – Huaihua high speed line opens, 19 December 2014