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Shenzhen East railway station

Coordinates: 22°36′14″N 114°06′52″E / 22.60389°N 114.11444°E / 22.60389; 114.11444
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China Railway
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese深圳东站
Traditional Chinese深圳東站
Standard Mandarin
Hanyu PinyinShēn zhèn dōng Zhàn
Yue: Cantonese
Yale RomanizationSām jan dūng Jaahm
Jyutpingsam1 zan3 dung1 zaam6
Chinese name (Buji Station)
Standard Mandarin
Hanyu PinyinBù jí Zhàn
Yue: Cantonese
Yale RomanizationBou gāt Jaahm
Jyutpingbou3 gat1 zaam6
General information
Other namesShenzhen East
LocationLonggang District, Shenzhen, Guangdong
Coordinates22°36′14″N 114°06′52″E / 22.60389°N 114.11444°E / 22.60389; 114.11444
Operated byChina Railway Corporation
Platforms11 (5 island platforms, 1 side platform)
Opened1911 (1911), 2012 (current station building)
Previous namesBuji
Preceding station China Railway Following station
towards Guangzhou
Guangzhou–Shenzhen railway Sungang
towards Shenzhen
towards Beijing West
Beijing–Kowloon railway Sungang
towards Hung Hom

Shenzhen East station (simplified Chinese: 深圳东站; traditional Chinese: 深圳東站; pinyin: Shēnzhèndōng Zhàn), formerly Pu Kuut station and Buji station (布吉站), is located in Buji Subdistrict, Longgang District, Shenzhen, in Guangdong. It is a station on the Guangzhou–Shenzhen Railway.

Waiting Hall for Shenzhen East railway station


The station opened in 1911 as a freight and Level 3 passenger station (三等站) on the Kowloon–Canton Railway. Initial renovation works commenced in 2004. The station building was demolished in April 2008, and work began on the construction of a new passenger hub that was completed by the end of October 2012.

In September 2012, it was announced that the new station would be named "Shenzhen East Station".[1] The Shenzhen East name was originally assigned to a proposed Longgang Station on the Xiamen–Shenzhen Railway, currently named Shenzhen Pingshan Station.


The renovated station began operating 21 December 2012.[2] The 127,000-square-meter hub houses the Guangzhou-Shenzhen Railway,[2] serving 3 separate railway lines (2 high-speed lines and 1 conventional rail line). The completed station building features 3 ticket halls and a waiting hall of 7,100m². There are 6 north-south platforms serving 11 tracks on the main platform level. Separate east-west platforms will serve trains on the Xiamen-Shenzhen High-Speed Railway (u/c).[citation needed] The station is adjacent to Buji Station on the Shenzhen Metro, served by Line 3 and Line 5.[3]

Train services[edit]

C8004, a Guangzhou–Shenzhen Railway intercity train, is passing through Shenzhen East railway station without stopping.

The new Shenzhen East will handle middle- and long-distance, lower-speed trains, including trains to Sichuan, Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi and Anhui provinces. Shenzhen railway station will be the main hub for intercity trains in Guangdong Province, for example, and its current long-distance trains to Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guilin and Fuzhou will be relocated to Shenzhen East in the future.[citation needed]

This station was initially designed for stopping by Guangzhou–Shenzhen Railway intercity trains but the plan was abandoned after construction was nearly completed, [citation needed] and Pinghu has become the additional station for intercity trains afterwards.

Shenzhen East station is now mainly used for non-high-speed services, while starting 10 January 2024, a pair of regularly operating "D-suffix" train, namely D146/7、D148/5, heading to Zhengzhou station is added where CR200J1-C trains[4] are in use as at January 2024.


  1. ^ 布吉火车站更名深圳东站 预计10月底通车 [Buji Railway Station Renamed Shenzhen East Station; Expected to Open to Traffic by the End of October] (in Simplified Chinese). Shenzhen News. 15 September 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Transport in Shenzhen". Longhua Government Online. 2023-12-02. Retrieved 2024-04-03.
  3. ^ http://szdaily.sznews.com/html/2012-12/06/content_2304395.htm | Buji Station renamed Shenzhen East
  4. ^ "深圳东部又要飞了!113年的深圳东站正式进入"动车时代"!" (in Chinese). 2024-01-13. Retrieved 2024-04-03.