Yujiapu railway station

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Yujiapu
于家堡
China Railway
China Railway High-speed
Yujiapu Railway Station.jpg
Yujiapu railway station, Single layer steel shell structure
Location Binhai New Area, Tianjin
China
Coordinates 39°00′12″N 117°40′43″E / 39.00333°N 117.67861°E / 39.00333; 117.67861
Operated by Beijing Railway Bureau
China Railway Corporation
Line(s) Tianjin–Baoding_Intercity_Railway
Beijing–Tianjin Intercity Railway
Platforms 6
History
Opened 2015

Yujiapu railway station (Chinese: 于家堡; pinyin: yú jiā bǎo) is an underground railway station of Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway located in Binhai, Tianjin, People's Republic of China. It serves the Yujiapu Financial District, an area with many new skyscrapers. It is considered as one of the four main rail transportation hubs for Tianjin with Tianjin, Tianjin West and Binhai railway station.[1] Construction was completed on August 8, 2015[2] and it was opened to traffic on September 20, 2015.[3] It is to be served by the Tianjin Metro lines Z1, B2 and B3.

Construction[edit]

The station's construction started on February 27,2009, the ceiling, also the world's first single layer steel shell structure, looks like a delicate painting floating in the air. Using next-generation material, ETFE Film (ethylene tetrafluoroethylene), perfect choice for roofing and facade construction, showing us impressive structure and also an energy saver. The roofing is in three-layered ETFE cushions.

Structure[edit]

Platform of Yujiapu railway station

The visible structure of the station is of a tear-drop shaped dome surrounded in parklands. Beneath the futuristic Ground Floor waiting hall's domed structure, the majority of the station is located in 5 underground levels. The First & Second Basement Levels allows access to buses, taxis, public parking and ticket hall for the Tianjin Metro. The Third Basement Level houses the Tianjin Metro B2 and B3 lines. The Fourth Basement Level contains the platforms and access to the future Tianjin Metro Z1 line. The lowest Fifth Basement Level, has three island platforms serving six tracks as the terminus of the Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 滨海火车站:打造综合交通枢纽中心,中国公路网,2010-07-23,于2010-7-30查阅。
  2. ^ 齐中熙; 常霄霄 (2015-08-08). "世界最大的全地下式高铁站房竣工交付". 新华网. 新华社. Retrieved 2015-08-08. 
  3. ^ "京津城际延伸线开通 天津站至于家堡仅需20.5元". 北方网-城市快报. 2015-09-20. Retrieved 2015-09-20.