Zhengzhou East railway station

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Zhengzhoudong

郑州东
China Railway High-speed
Zhengzhou East Railway Station.jpg
Other namesZhengzhou East
Location199 Xinyi Road[1]
Jinshui District, Zhengzhou, Henan
China
Coordinates34°45′36″N 113°46′23″E / 34.7601°N 113.7730°E / 34.7601; 113.7730Coordinates: 34°45′36″N 113°46′23″E / 34.7601°N 113.7730°E / 34.7601; 113.7730
Operated byChina Railway CR Zhengzhou
Line(s)
Platforms30 (14 island platforms and 2 side platforms)
Tracks32
Connections
Other information
Station code
  • 65773 (TMIS code)
  • ZAF (telegraph code)
  • ZZD (Pinyin code)
ClassificationTop Class station (特等站)
History
OpenedSeptember 28, 2012 (2012-09-28)
Key dates
2012-12-26Beijing–Zhengzhou section of Beijing–Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong high-speed railway opened
2014-12-28Zhengzhou–Kaifeng intercity railway opened
2015-12-31Zhengzhou–Xinzheng Airport intercity railway opened
2016-09-10Zhengzhou–Xuzhou high-speed railway opened
Services
Preceding station   ChinaRailwayHighspeed-notext.svg China Railway High-speed   Following station
towards Beijing West
Beijing–Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong High-Speed Railway
towards Xuzhou East
Xuzhou–Lanzhou High-Speed Railway
towards Lanzhou West
TerminusZhengzhou–Kaifeng Intercity Railway
towards Songchenglu
TerminusZhengzhou–Xinzheng Airport Intercity Railway
Location
Zhengzhoudong is located in Zhengzhou
Zhengzhoudong
Zhengzhoudong
Location of the station
Zhengzhoudong is located in Henan
Zhengzhoudong
Zhengzhoudong
Zhengzhoudong (Henan)

The Zhengzhoudong (Zhengzhou East) railway station (simplified Chinese: 郑州东站; traditional Chinese: 鄭州東站; pinyin: zhèngzhōu dōngzhàn) is a railway station for high-speed trains in Zhengzhou, Henan, China. It is located approximately 3 km southeast of the Zhengdong New Area CBD. On the junction of the North-South Beijing–Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong high-speed railway and the East-West Xuzhou–Lanzhou high-speed railway, it is one of the largest passenger railway stations in China.

The calligraphic Chinese characters in the station sign was written by Wu Bangguo,[2] the former Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.

History[edit]

The station under construction in 2011

The station began construction on 29 June 2009[3] and was opened on 28 September 2012, together with the opening of the Beijing–Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong HSR (Zhengzhou-Wuhan section).[4]

On 26 December 2012, the high-speed train services to Beijing was started with the completion of the Beijing-Zhengzhou section of the Beijing–Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong HSR.[5] It takes about only 2.5 hours from the station to Beijing West by high-speed trains.

On 28 December 2013, Zhengzhou Metro Line 1 commenced operation and started to serve the station.[6]

The intercity train services in Zhengzhou East started on 28 December 2014, with the opening of the Zhengzhou-Kaifeng Intercity Railway.[7] Currently, the intercity trains from the station to Songchenglu (Kaifeng), Jiaozuo and Xinzheng Airport are in operation.

The Zhengzhou-Xuzhou section of the Xuzhou–Lanzhou HSR was opened on 10 September 2016,[8] providing high-speed train services to major cities in eastern China, including Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou

With the opening of the Hong Kong section of the Beijing–Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong HSR, a daily high-speed train service (G79/80) connecting this station and Hong Kong West Kowloon became available. It takes about 6 hour and 20 minutes from the station to West Kowloon.[9]

Infrastructure[edit]

The station covers an area of 219.07 hectares and has a floor area of 350,000 square meters. Costing RMB 4 billion, it consists of 30 platforms (2 side platforms and 14 island platforms) and 32 tracks. Platforms 1-16 are designated for the Beijing–Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong high-speed railway and platforms 21-30 designated for the Xuzhou–Lanzhou High-Speed Railway. Platforms 17-20 are for intercity trains.

The station has a total of 7 levels of which 3 are below ground level. The departure hall (waiting area) is on the 3rd level while catering services are provided on the 4th level. Platforms are on the 2nd level. The arrival areas, exits and parking areas are on the ground level. The basement levels are for Zhengzhou Metro.

Self-service flight check-in devices are provided in the intercity waiting area of the departure hall for passengers taking the intercity trains to Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport.

Destinations[edit]

Carriers Destinations
CR Beijing Baoji South, Beijing West, Changsha South, Chengdu East, Chongqing West, Futian, Guangzhou South, Guiyang North, Kunming South, Lanzhou West, Nanchang West, Nanning East, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai Hongqiao, Shenzhen North, Shijiazhuang, Tangshan, Tianjin West, Wuhan, Xi'an North, Yingtan North, Zhanjiang West, Zhuhai
CR Chengdu Beijing West, Chengdu East, Chongqing North, Guiyang North, Xuzhou East
CR Guangzhou Beijing West, Changsha South, Guangzhou South, Hong Kong West Kowloon, Jinan West, Shenzhen North, Taiyuan South, Xi'an North, Zhuhai
CR Harbin Harbin West, Wuhan
CR Jinan Changsha South, Chongqing North, Chongqing West, Guangzhou South, Jinan West, Kunming South, Lanzhou West, Qingdao, Qingdao North, Rongcheng, Shenzhen North, Yantai
CR Kunming Beijing West, Kunming South, Yuxi
CR Lanzhou Changsha South, Guangzhou South, Hangzhou East, Lanzhou West, Xuzhou
CR Nanchang Beijing West, Fuzhou, Lanzhou West, Nanchang West, Xi'an North
CR Nanning Beijing West, Jinan West, Nanning East
CR Shanghai Chengdu East, Chongqing West, Hangzhou East, Hefei South, Jinhua South, Lanzhou West, Nanjing South, Ningbo, Shanghai, Shanghai Hongqiao, Taiyuan South, Xi'an North
CR Shenyang Changchun, Changsha South, Chengdu East, Dalian North, Shenyang North
CR Taiyuan Changsha South, Shanghai Hongqiao, Taiyuan South
CR Wuhan Beijing West, Guangzhou South, Hankou, Jinan West, Qingdao, Taiyuan South, Tianjin West, Wuhan, Yichang East
CR Xi'an Baoji South, Beijing West, Guangzhou South, Guiyang North, Shanghai Hongqiao, Wenzhou South, Xi'an North, Xuzhou East, Yiwu
CR Zhengzhou Anyang East, Beijing West, Chengdu East, Chongqing West, Fuzhou, Guangzhou South, Guilin, Guiyang North, Hangzhou East, Hankou, Jiaozuo, Lanzhou West, Luoyang Longmen, Ningbo, Qingdao North, Shenyang North, Shenzhen North, Shanghai Hongqiao, Shangqiu, Songchenglu, Taiyuan South, Wenzhou South, Xi'an North, Xiamen North, Xinzheng Airport, Xuchang East, Zhengzhou

Gallery[edit]

Metro station[edit]

Zhengzhou East railway station

郑州东站
Zhengzhou Metro
Zhengzhou Metro rapid transit station
Platform of Line 1 at Zhengzhou East Railway Station (Metro) 20190529 02.jpg
LocationZhengdong New Area, Zhengzhou
China
Operated byZhengzhou Metro Zhengzhou Metro
Line(s)
Platforms6 (2 reserved)
Connections
  • Zhengzhou East railway station China Railway High-speed
  • Bus terminus
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Other information
Station code138 (Line 1)
513 (Line 5)
History
Opened28 December 2013[10]
Services
Preceding station   Zhengzhou Metro   Following station
Line 1
inner loop
Line 5
outer loop

Zhengzhou East railway station (Chinese: 郑州东站) is a metro station of Zhengzhou Metro. It is located just beneath the high-speed railway station.

Currently, the station has Line 1 and Line 5 in operation. Reserved platforms for Line 8 had been constructed. In the future, cross-platform interchange between Line 5 and Line 8 will be realized. [11]

Station layout[edit]

The station has 3 levels underground with 3 island platforms (6 platforms in total). The B1 level is for the station concourse, which houses the customer service center and ticket vending machines. The single island platform for Line 1 is on the B2 level. The dual island platforms for Line 5 and Line 8 are on the B3 level, of which the platforms for Line 8 are not open to public since Line 8 is not operational yet.


A metro exit in front of the station building

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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