Hangzhou–Taizhou high-speed railway

The Hangzhou–Taizhou high-speed railway is a high-speed railway in China. It was opened on 8 January 2022.[1]

Hangzhou–Taizhou
high-speed railway
杭台高速铁路
Overview
StatusIn operation
LocaleZhejiang Province, China
Termini
Stations12
Service
Operator(s)China Railway Shanghai Group
History
Opened8 January 2022[1]
Technical
Line length267 km (166 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
Operating speed350 km/h (217 mph)

DescriptionEdit

The railway does not parallel any existing railway.

The railway is the first privately funded Chinese high-speed railway, while a consortium led by Fosun Group provided 51% of the funds.[2]

FeaturesEdit

Xiaobeishan tunnel, a 596 metres (1,955 ft) long single-bore quadruple-track tunnel. The Hangzhou–Taizhou high-speed railway uses the inner two tracks.[3]

18.23 kilometres (11.33 mi) Dongming Tunnel is the longest high-speed railway tunnel in East China.[4][2]

Jiaojiang Bridge over Jiao River is a cable-stayed bridge with a total length of 5,253 metres (17,234 ft), main span of 480 metres (1,570 ft) and 194 metres (636 ft) high central pylon.[5][6]

StationsEdit

It has the following stations:[7]

Station Name Chinese Metro
transfers/connections
Hangzhou East 杭州东    1   4   6   19 
Hangzhou South 杭州南    5 
Shaoxing North 绍兴北
Shangyu South 上虞南
Shengzhou North 嵊州北
Shengzhou Xinchang 嵊州新昌
Tiantaishan 天台山
Linhai 临海
Taizhou 台州
Wenling 温岭
Wenling West 温岭西
Yuhuan 玉环

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "杭台高铁将于1月8日开通运营 两地最快63分钟可达". Archived from the original on 2022-01-07. Retrieved 2022-01-07.
  2. ^ a b "Test running starts on privately financed high speed line". Railway Gazette International. 2021-12-03. Archived from the original on 2021-12-03. Retrieved 2021-12-21.
  3. ^ "我国首条单洞四线超大断面高铁隧道贯通". www.crecg.com. Archived from the original on 2020-11-10. Retrieved 2020-11-09.
  4. ^ "Longest High-speed Railway Tunnel in East China Completed". Tunnel Business Magazine. 2020-07-27. Archived from the original on 2021-12-21. Retrieved 2021-12-21.
  5. ^ "The main tower on the south bank of the Jiaojiang Bridge was successfully topped". Seetao. 2020-12-08. Archived from the original on 2021-12-21. Retrieved 2021-12-21.
  6. ^ "Jiaojiang Bridge Was Successfully Closed". Shandong Hanpu Machinery Co.,Ltd. Archived from the original on 2021-12-21. Retrieved 2021-12-21.
  7. ^ "杭台高铁正式定名 杭州️到台州铁路出行时间缩短". Archived from the original on 2021-06-04. Retrieved 2021-06-18.