Zhangjiakou–Hohhot high-speed railway

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Zhangjiakou-Hohhot
high-speed railway
张呼客运专线
Zhangjiakou-Hohhot HSR near Ulanqab-Hohhot Border (20171007150437).jpg
Overview
StatusIn Operation
LocaleZhangjiakou
Hohhot
TerminiZhangjiakou
Hohhot East
Stations7
Service
TypeHigh-speed rail
Services1
Operator(s)China Railway High-speed
History
Opened30 December 2019
Technical
Line length286.803 km (178 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Operating speed250 km/h (155.3 mph)
Route map

Zhangjiakou
Huai'an
Xinghe North
Ulanqab
Zhuozi East
Qixiaying South
Hohhot East

The Zhangjiakou-Hohhot high-speed railway is a high-speed railway located in China. It connects Hohhot, the capital city of Inner Mongolia, to Zhangjiakou in Hebei province. The line has a length of 286 km as a double-tracked passenger dedicated line, with seven stations situated along its route.[1] Construction was commenced on April 28, 2014.[2] Connection with the Beijing–Zhangjiakou intercity railway enables high speed rail services from the central region of Inner Mongolia to Beijing, reducing the travel time between Beijing and Hohhot from nine hours to under three hours.[3] The western section from Ulanqab to Hohhot East was opened on August 3, 2017.[4] The section from Zhangjiakou to Ulanqab opened in December 2019.[5]

Stations[edit]

Station Name Chinese China Railway
transfers/connections
Metro transfers Location
Zhangjiakou 张家口 Beijing–Zhangjiakou intercity railway
Datong–Zhangjiakou high-speed railway
Qiaodong Zhangjiakou Hebei
Huai'an 怀安 Huai'an
Xinghe North 兴和北 Xinghe Ulanqab Inner Mongolia
Ulanqab 乌兰察布 Qahar Right Front Banner
Zhuozi East 卓资东 Zhuozi
Qixiaying South 旗下营南
Hohhot East 呼和浩特东 Hohhot Metro:  1  Xincheng Hohhot

Route description[edit]

Starting from Zhangjiakou, heading west through Wanquan County and Huai'an County to Huai'an. Continuing westward through Shangyi County before crossing the border into Inner Mongolia's Xinghe County to Xinghe North. Further westward across the Qahar Right Front Banner to the Jining District to Ulanqab. Shadowing the route of the G6 Expressway the line then comes to Zhuozi East in Zhuozi County along with Qixiaying South. Finally this line terminates at Hohhot East.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 呼张客运专线铁路明年开工
  2. ^ "内蒙古首条高铁预计2017年建成". 光明日报.
  3. ^ 郭凯. "Construction complete on Inner Mongolia high-speed railway - Chinadaily.com.cn". www.chinadaily.com.cn. Retrieved 2019-01-28.
  4. ^ "内蒙古驶入高铁时代". 2017-08-04.
  5. ^ "High-speed rail connects Inner Mongolia, Beijing - Xinhua | English.news.cn". www.xinhuanet.com. Retrieved 2020-02-09.