Xining railway station

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Xining
西宁
China Railway
China Railway High-speed
New Xining Railway Station.jpg
Xining Station
Location Qilian Lu, Chengdong District, Xining, Qinghai
China
Coordinates 36°37′13″N 101°48′45″E / 36.62028°N 101.81250°E / 36.62028; 101.81250Coordinates: 36°37′13″N 101°48′45″E / 36.62028°N 101.81250°E / 36.62028; 101.81250
Operated by China Railway
Line(s)
Platforms 17 (8 island platforms, 1 side platform)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1959 (1959)

Xining railway station (simplified Chinese: 西宁站; traditional Chinese: 西寧站; pinyin: Xīníng Zhàn) is the main railway station serving the city of Xining in Qinghai, China. It is the first station on the Qinghai–Tibet Railway which connects the city with Lhasa in Tibet.

History[edit]

The station opened in 1959.[1] It underwent a major expansion in time for the opening of the Lanzhou–Xinjiang High-Speed Railway in December 2014.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 兰州铁路局:西宁站简介 Archived November 20, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. (Chinese)
Preceding station   China Railways.svg China Railway   Following station
towards Lanzhou
Lanzhou–Qinghai Railway Terminus
Terminus Qinghai–Tibet Railway
towards Lhasa