Zhengzhou–Xuzhou high-speed railway

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Xuzhou–Lanzhou
high-speed railway
Zhengzhou–Lanzhou Section
徐兰高速铁路郑徐段
ChinaRailwayHighspeed.svg
Zhengzhou-Xuzhou HSR across G35 (20170115131254).jpg
The railway crossing G35 Expressway in Shangqiu, Henan
Overview
TypeHigh-speed rail
StatusOperational
LocaleHenan, Anhui, Jiangsu
TerminiZhengzhou East
Xuzhou East
Operation
OpenedSeptember 10, 2016
Operator(s)China Railway High-speed
Technical
Line length362 km (225 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Operating speed350 km/h (217 mph)
Zhengzhou–Xuzhou high-speed railway
Simplified Chinese郑徐高铁
Traditional Chinese鄭徐高鐵
Zhengzhou–Xuzhou Passenger Dedicated Line
Simplified Chinese郑徐客运专线
Traditional Chinese鄭徐客運專線

The Zhengzhou–Xuzhou high-speed railway, or Zhengxu Passenger Dedicated Line, is a high-speed rail line operated by China Railway High-speed connecting the cities of Zhengzhou, the provincial capital of Henan, and Xuzhou, the largest city in northern Jiangsu.[1]

The length of the line is 362.39 kilometers and the investment is estimated to be CN¥48.62 billion. It is one of the segments of the Xulan high-speed railway, a high-speed mainline from Lanzhou to Xuzhou, paralleling the existing Longhai Railway line. Presently, the existing Xuzhou-Zhengzhou line is used e.g. by passenger trains traveling from Shanghai and Nanjing to Xi'an, Lanzhou, and points west.

The line began construction in December 2012,[2] and began operation on 10 September 2016.

Stations[edit]

The railway will have 9 stations:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2009-12-23/070119318443.shtml
  2. ^ a b 郑徐高铁下月开工;徐州到郑州仅需80分钟. Archived November 29, 2014, at the Wayback Machine (Construction work on the Zheng-Xu high-speed railway will start next month; Xuzhou to Zhengzhou in 80 minutes) 2012-11-8