Zhengzhou East Railway Station
|Other names||Zhengzhou East|
|Location||Zhengdong New Area, Zhengzhou, Henan
|Operated by||Zhengzhou Railway Bureau,
Ministry of Railways of the PRC
|Line(s)||Zhengxi Passenger Railway,
Shiwu Passenger Railway,
Zhengxu Passenger Railway
The Zhengzhou East Railway Station (simplified Chinese: 郑州东站; traditional Chinese: 鄭州東站; pinyin: zhèngzhōu dōngzhàn, ZZD), is a high speed passenger railway station in Zhengzhou, Henan, China. It is located approximately 3 km southeast of the International Conventional and Exhibition Centre in the Zhengdong New Area, between East Jinshiu Road and Shangdu Road on both sides of the New National Highway 107, on the junction of the North-South Jingguang Passenger Railway and the East-West Xulan Passenger Railway. Opened in September 2012, it is one of the largest railway interchange stations in China.
The station covers an area of 219.07 hectares and have a floor area of 350,000 sq m. Costing RMB4 billion, it consists of 16 platforms (2 side platforms and 14 island platforms) and 34 tracks (4 stub-end and 30 through). Platforms 1 through 8 are designated for the Jingguang Line (Beijing to Guangzhou and Hong Kong) and platforms 10 through 16 designated for the Xulan Line (Xuzhou and Shanghai to Lanzhou and Xi'an). Platform 9 is for general use. There is a VIP waiting room, and station offices are located on the platforms.
The station has a total of 5 levels: ground level, 2 above ground, and 2 basement levels. The main hall leads to the parking and station exits. The lower level has six connecting corridors to the Zhengzhou Metro.
The station began construction on June 29, 2009 and was scheduled to open in the summer of 2011. This initial deadline was missed. However, it was opened on 28 September 2012, together with the opening of the north-south high-speed rail from Wuhan to Beijing.
- http://www.railjournal.com/index.php/asia/china-opens-zhengzhou-[permanent dead link]–-wuhan-high-speed-line.html?channel=542
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