Xi'an North Railway Station

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Xi'an North Railway Station
西安北站
China Railway High-speed
Xi'an North Railway Station.jpg
Xi'an North Railway Station
Other names Xi'an North
Location Weiyang District, Xi'an, Shaanxi
China
Coordinates 34°22′36″N 108°56′07″E / 34.37667°N 108.93528°E / 34.37667; 108.93528Coordinates: 34°22′36″N 108°56′07″E / 34.37667°N 108.93528°E / 34.37667; 108.93528
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms 34 (16 island platforms, 2 side platforms)
Connections
History
Opened 11 January 2011 (2011-01-11)

Xi'an North Railway Station (Chinese: 西安北站; pinyin: Xī'ānběi Zhàn) is a railway station on the Zhengxi Passenger Railway and the Xibao Passenger Railway. The station is located in Weiyang District of Xi'an (the capital of Shaanxi Province of China). It is some 10 km north of the city centre and the "old" Xi'an Railway Station.

The station has 34 platforms. It is the largest railway station in Northwest China.[1]

The station is connected to downtown Xi'an by Line 2 of Xi'an Metro at Bei Kezhan Station.

History[edit]

Main station concourse

Construction began on September 19, 2008.[2] The station was opened on January 11, 2011.[1]

Service[edit]

As of August 2015, Xi'an North Station is served by the fast (G-series and D-series) trains running on the Zhengzhou–Xi'an High-Speed Railway Xi'an–Baoji High-Speed Railway; one of them continues south to Shenzhen and the other north to Beijing.[3] All other passenger trains serving Xi'an run from Xi'an Railway Station, just north of downtown.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Growth to continue". Railway Gazette International. DVV Media UK. March 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ Tang Ru (September 20, 2008). 郑西客运专线西安北站将建成大型综合交通枢纽中心 [Zhengzhou to Xi'an: Xi'an North Passenger Station will be a large-scale transport hub]. China Railway Network (in Chinese). www.railcn.net Corporation. 
  3. ^ 西安北列车时刻表 - Xi'an North train schedule
  4. ^ 西安列车时刻表 - Xi'an train schedule