Liuzhou–Nanning intercity railway

Liuzhou–Nanning intercity railway is a high-speed railway in South-Western China. It connects the provincial capital of Nanning to the north east of Guangxi province. It also connects with the Hengyang–Liuzhou intercity railway, allowing for diverse connections with distant destinations, such as Wuhan, Shanghai, and Beijing.

Liuzhou–Nanning
intercity railway
柳南城际铁路
Tracks of Liuzhou–Nanning intercity railway at Nanning East railway station
Overview
StatusOpen
LocaleLiuzhou
Nanning
TerminiLiuzhou
Nanning
Stations5
Service
Services1
Operator(s)China Railway High-speed
Technical
Line length226 km (140 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
Minimum radius5,500 m (18,000 ft)
Electrification25 kV/50 Hz AC overhead catenary
Operating speed250 km/h (155 mph) max.
Maximum incline1.2%
Route map

km
0
70
Laibin North
133
Binyang
Nanning–Qinzhou railway to Qinzhou North
216
Nanning East
226
Nanning
km

HistoryEdit

Construction commenced in 2009 and was completed in mid 2013. It was opened for service on 28 December 2013.[1] It was part of a network of railways that opened on the same day, connecting Nanning to Beihai on the coast.

RouteEdit

The 226 km route has a designed maximum speed of 250 km/h.

NotesEdit