Changde–Yiyang–Changsha high-speed railway

The Changde–Yiyang–Changsha high-speed railway or Changyichang high-speed railway (Chinese: 常益长高速铁路; pinyin: Chángyìcháng Gāosù Tiělù), also known as the Changde–Changsha section of Chongqing–Xiamen high-speed railway,[2][1] is a high-speed railway in China. It is 157 kilometres (98 mi) long and has a design speed of 350 kilometres per hour (220 mph).[3] The Changde–Yiyang section also forms part of the Hohhot–Nanning corridor.

Changde–Yiyang–Changsha
high-speed railway
常益长高速铁路
Overview
StatusIn operation
Termini
Stations5
Service
Operator(s)China Railway Guangzhou Group
Technical
Line length154 km (96 mi)[1]
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
Operating speed350 km/h (217 mph)
Route map

km
Changde
Hanshou
Hanshou South
Yiyang South
Yiyang
Ningxiang West
Ningxiang
Wushan
Changsha West
km

The initial section from Yiyang South to Changsha West opened on 6 September 2022 (Changsha West railway station is under renovation and not opened to passengers, however trains can through service to Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan intercity railway here).[2]

Hanshou railway station and Changde railway station opened on 26 December 2022.[1]

RouteEdit

The railway runs parallel the existing Shimen–Changsha railway between Changde and Changsha.

StationsEdit

Station Name Chinese Metro
transfers/connections
China Railway and CRH
transfers/connections
Changde 常德 Qianjiang–Changde railway
Shimen–Changsha railway
Hanshou 汉寿
Yiyang South 益阳南
Ningxiang West 宁乡西
Changsha West (U/C) 长沙西 Changsha–Zhuzhou–Xiangtan intercity railway
Changsha–Ganzhou high-speed railway (planned)
through service to Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan intercity railway

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "明日开通!长沙至常德,最快59分钟!". 渝厦高铁常德至长沙段全长154公里,设计时速350公里,分段建设开通
  2. ^ a b "9月6日,渝厦高铁益阳至长沙段通车,二等座票价49元". 2 September 2022. Archived from the original on 6 September 2022.
  3. ^ "常益长铁路益长段进入架梁高峰". National Railway Administration of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese). 20 November 2020. Archived from the original on 28 January 2021. Retrieved 14 March 2021.