Zhengzhou East railway station
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, the former Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.
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. It takes about only 2.5 hours from the station to Beijing West by high-speed trains.
The intercity train services in Zhengzhou East started on 28 December 2014, with the opening of the Zhengzhou-Kaifeng Intercity Railway. 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, 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.
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.
|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|
|Zhengzhou Metro rapid transit station|
|Location||Zhengdong New Area, Zhengzhou|
|Operated by||Zhengzhou Metro|
|Platforms||6 (2 reserved)|
|Station code||138 (Line 1)|
513 (Line 5)
|Opened||28 December 2013|
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. 
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.
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