Anqing Yangtze River Railway Bridge
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The Anqing Yangtze River Railway Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge opened over the Yangtze River near Anqing, Anhui, China. The bridge will have a main span of 580 metres (1,900 ft) which will make it the longest cable stayed railway bridge in the world. The bridge will carry two rail tracks on the high speed Nanjing–Anqing Intercity Railway line. The bridge and the new line will cut the rail travel time between Nanjing and Anqing from the eight hours down to just 90 minutes.
Anqing Railway Bridge
|Carries||Nanjing–Anqing Intercity Railway|
|Locale||Anqing, Anhui, China|
|Total length||2,997 metres (9,833 ft)|
|Height||210 metres (690 ft)|
|Longest span||580 metres (1,900 ft)|
|Construction start||March 20, 2009|
|Construction cost||1.43 billion yuan|
Construction of the bridge began on March 20, 2009 and was completed in December 2015.The total cost of the project was 1.43 billion yuan.
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