Chengdu East railway station

Chengdu East or Chengdudong railway station (simplified Chinese: 成都东站; traditional Chinese: 成都東站; pinyin: Chéngdū-dōng Zhàn) is a railway station in Chenghua District, Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, serving the Chengdu–Chongqing intercity railway, the Chengdu–Guiyang high-speed railway, the Dazhou–Chengdu railway and Xi'an–Chengdu high-speed railway. It is connected to Chengdu Metro Line 2 and Line 7.

Chengdudong

成都东
China Railway
成都东站 东广场 - panoramio.jpg
Other namesChengdu East
LocationChenghua District, Chengdu, Sichuan
China
Coordinates30°37′52″N 104°08′20″E / 30.6311°N 104.1390°E / 30.6311; 104.1390Coordinates: 30°37′52″N 104°08′20″E / 30.6311°N 104.1390°E / 30.6311; 104.1390
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms26 (12 island platforms, 2 side platforms)
Connections
Other information
Station code
  • TMIS code: 46543
  • Telegraph code: ICW
  • Pinyin code: CDD
ClassificationTop Class station
Interior of Chengdu East train station Hall.
CRH380A in Chengdu East train station.

HistoryEdit

Construction began on December 29, 2008.[1]

Station structureEdit

LayoutEdit

Chengdu East Railway Station is divided into two spaces, the station building and outdoor squares, with a total area of about 68 hectares, the station building itself has an area of 108,000 square meters. The main building of the station is divided into five main levels, including an elevated Waiting Hall level (with mezzanine eating areas and shopping), Platform Level (Ground Level), Arrivals Level and two levels of Chengdu Metro lines. Total investment for its construction was set at about 3.83 billion yuan in 2011 when it was put into use. The station exterior design features a fusion of Jinsha and Sanxingdui bronze shape artistic elements of the ancient Shu culture. Beneath the outdoor squares, substantial car parking and a bus terminal is housed. Passengers enter the station across the outdoor Square or direct access to the station building from two north-south elevated roads. Ticket offices exist in the top Waiting Hall area and beneath in the Arrivals Hall.

Track layoutEdit

The station has 14 platforms and 26 tracks, all of which are covered. The departures Waiting Hall sits above the platforms, with arrivals descending down to the Arrivals Hall level below the platforms.

ConnectionsEdit

Chengdu East Railway Station is a terminus of the Chengdu–Chongqing Railway, Chengdu–Kunming Railway and Dazhou–Chengdu Railway.

Railway Administration Destination
Chengdu Railway Bureau Dazhou, Chongqing North, Guiyang
Shanghai Railway Bureau Shanghai Hongqiao, Hangzhou, Wenzhou
Guangzhou Railway Group Guangzhou, Changsha, Haikou
Wuhan Railway Bureau Wuhan
Zhengzhou Railway Bureau Zhengzhou
Nanning Railway Bureau Nanning, Guilin North

Chengdu MetroEdit

East Chengdu Railway Station

成都东客站
 
LocationChenghua District, Chengdu, Sichuan
China
Operated byChengdu Metro Limited
Line(s)     Line 2
     Line 7 (Loop)
Platforms4 (2 island platforms)
History
Opened16 September 2012
Services
Preceding station Chengdu Metro Following station
Chengyu Flyover
towards Longquanyi
Line 2 Tazishan Park
towards Xipu
Daguan
Clockwise / inner loop
Line 7 (Loop) Yinghui Road
Anticlockwise / outer loop

East Chengdu Railway Station (Chinese: 成都东客站) is a transfer station on Line 2 and Line 7 of the Chengdu Metro. It serves the Chengdu East railway station.[2][3]

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 成绵乐铁路客运专线、铁路成都东客站今天开工:人民网 Archived 2011-02-09 at the Wayback Machine(in Chinese)
  2. ^ "运行线路图". Chengdu Metro. Archived from the original on 22 August 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Operated lines". Chengdu Metro. Retrieved 11 August 2020.

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