Hefei–Bengbu high-speed railway

Hefei–Bengbu high-speed railway (or the Hefei–Bengbu section of the Beijing–Taipei high-speed rail corridor) is a 130.67 km (81.19 mi) high-speed rail line between Hefei and Bengbu in Anhui province. It is a part of the future Jingfu line connecting Beijing and Fuzhou, Fujian.

Beijing–Taipei high-speed rail corridor
Hefei–Bengbu section
京台高速铁路合蚌段
Hefei–Bengbu High-Speed Railway near Bengbu South Station.jpg
Hefei–Bengbu high-speed railway near Bengbu South station
Overview
StatusOperational
LocaleAnhui
TerminiHefei
Bengbu South
Stations9
Service
TypeHigh-speed rail
Operator(s)China Railway High-speed
Rolling stockCRH380A
History
Opened16 October 2012
Technical
Line length130 km (81 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge
Operating speed350 km/h (217 mph)
Route map

Hefei–Bengbu.jpg

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Bengbu
Bengbu South
Liufu South
Huainan East
Shuijiahu
Hefei Beicheng
Down arrow Hefu HSR to Hefei West
Hefei
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Hefei–Bengbu high-speed railway
Simplified Chinese合蚌客运专线
Traditional Chinese合蚌客運專線
Beijing–Taipei HSR corridor, Hefei–Bengbu section
Simplified Chinese京台高速铁路合蚌段
Traditional Chinese京臺高速鐵路合蚌段 or 京台高速鐵路合蚌段

Construction started in January 2009. The railway was opened on October 16, 2012.[1][2]

With the fastest (G-series) trains on the new line, the travel time from Hefei to Beijing South railway station is only four hours. Besides the Hefei-Beijing trains, there is also direct service from Hefei to Qingdao, via Jinan and the Jiaozhou–Jinan high-speed railway.[3][4]

The total estimated investment is 13.6 billion yuan. The design speed is 350 km/h (220 mph). It is part of the Jingfu line connecting Beijing and Fuzhou, Fujian.

There are 8 stations along this line.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 周福明:合蚌高铁再圆异地同城梦]. Huochepiao News. 2012-10-16.
  2. ^ 12:10 京合高铁首趟车G263抵达合肥. Huochepiao News. 2012-10-16.
  3. ^ G263次列车开通 坐高铁去合肥仅需4小时. 2012-10-17.
  4. ^ Hefei-Bengbu Passenger Special Railway Sells Tickets Today Archived 2014-08-26 at the Wayback Machine 2012-10-11