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Dalian North Railway Station

Dalian North Railway Station is a railway station of the Harbin–Dalian section of the Beijing–Harbin High-Speed Railway. It is located in Dalian, in the Liaoning province of China. Construction of the station started on April 1, 2010[1] and the station opened to regular rail traffic in late 2012. On December 1, 2012,[2] the station started to receive high-speed rail traffic as part of the newly opened Harbin–Dalian High-Speed Railway.

The station cost 1.54 billion yuan to construct.[3] The main building contains 68,500 square metres (737,000 sq ft) of space. The is a 74,000 square metres (800,000 sq ft) weather shed. Ten platforms of some 63,000 square metres (680,000 sq ft) serve twenty rail lines and can accommodate a maximum of 7,500 passengers.[4] Passengers are transported around the station using 56 escalators, 26 elevators and two bridge approaches.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Dalian North Railway Station under construction". Dalain News. February 8, 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Harbin-Dalian high-speed train begins operation". Xinhau. 2012-12-01. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  3. ^ "Dalian North Railway Station to open". China Daily. September 6, 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ha’erbin-Dalian high-speed railway to be open to traffic". Dalain News. February 16, 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
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Harbin–Dalian High-Speed Railway
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