Zhangping–Longchuan railway

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Zhangping–Longchuan railway
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Native name漳龙铁路
OwnerChina Railway
LocaleFujian and Guangdong, China
TypeHeavy rail
Regional rail
Operator(s)CR Nanchang and CR Guangzhou
Line length374 km (232 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)

The Zhangping–Longchuan railway (simplified Chinese: 漳龙铁路; traditional Chinese: 漳龍鐵路; pinyin: zhānglóng Tiělù), also known as the Zhanglong railway, is a railway linking Zhangping, Fujian Province, and Longchuan County, Guangdong, in southeastern China. The line has a total length of 374 km (232 mi) and combines separately constructed railways linking Zhangping, Longyan, Kanshi, Meizhou, and Longchuan.

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The Zhangping–Longchuan railway consists of the following railways:

The Zhangping–Longchuan railway, which was created with the opening of the Meizhou–Kanshi railway, shortened the rail travel distance from Fuzhou to Guangzhou by over 500 km (311 mi).[1]

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  1. ^ a b "梅坎铁路今日正式运营" (in Chinese). 30 September 2000.