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Changsha–Kunming High-Speed Railway


Changsha–Kunming High-Speed Railway

High-Speed Railway
Type CRH

Changsha South - Xinhuang West
Xinhuang West - Kunming

Under Construction
Locale China
Termini Changsha South
Kunming South
Stations 25

Changsha South - Xinhuang West

December 16th, 2014
Owner China Railway
Operator(s) China Railway High-speed
Line length 1167 km
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Operating speed 350 km/h
Route map
Changsha-Kunming High-Speed Railway

route map

Hangzhou–Changsha HSR
Wuhan–Guangzhou HSR
Changsha South
Wuhan–Guangzhou HSR
Xiangtan North
Shaoshan South
Loudi South
Shaoyang North
Xinhua South
Xupu South
Huaihua South
Xinhuang West
Hunan / Guizhou border
Yuping East
Kaili South
Guiding North
Chengdu-Guiyang HSR
Guiyang East
Chongqing–Guizhou HSR
Guiyang North
Guiyang–Guangzhou HSR
Pingba South
Anshun West
Guizhou / Yunnan border
Fuyuan North
Qujing North
Kunming–Nanning HSR
Kunming South
Route of the Changsha-Kunming High-speed Railway

Changsha–Kunming High-Speed Railway is a high speed railway, partially in operation in China. The project envisages building a connection from Hunan province's Changsha with the Yunnan capital, Kunming. It is the western end of a larger rail project, the Shanghai–Kunming High-Speed Railway, which is one of the Chinese central government's strategic Four East-West High-Speed Railways. This is an integral part of the Long Term Railway Network Plan for China.

The full-length of the project is 1167 km, passenger line, with an operational speed of 300 km/h but designed to allow up to speeds of 350 km/h. Approved by Chinese authorities on March 26, 2010 held a construction mobilization meeting, it officially started construction in September 2010.[1] The line from Changsha South to Xinhuang West opened December 16, 2014.[2]Xinhuang West to Guiyang North opened in June, 2015. The rest of the project is expected to be open to traffic by 2016.


Located Within Hunan is Changsha South, Xiangtan North, Shaoshan South, Loudi South, Shaoyang North, Xinhua South, Xupu South, Huaihua South, Zhijiang and Xinhuang West. 10 stations are located in Guizhou province, Yuping East, Sansui, Kaili South, Guiding North, Guiyang East, Guiyang North, Pingba South, Anshun West, Guanling, Puan and Panxian. Located in Yunnan province, are Fuyuan North, Qujing North, Songming and Kunming South, with four other stations proposed for the province.[3]


  • July 2008, the Ministry of Railways redevelops and publishes a new "long-term railway network plan" featuring the Changsha-Kunming High Speed Railway.
  • December 6-7th, 2008 the Ministry of Railways joins with municipal and county governments along the railway line, a consultative company, Shanghai Railway Bureau, Nanchang Railway Bureau, Guangzhou Railway Group, the Chengdu Railway Bureau, Kunming Railway and other units at a meeting held in Changsha. Examining the Changsha–Kunming High-Speed Railway Passenger Dedicated pre-feasibility study and discussing its construction.[4]
  • March 6, 2010, Construction commences.
  • December 16, 2014, Changsha–Kunming High-Speed Railway opens the segment from Changsha South to Xinhuang West.[5]


  1. ^ "云南在建铁路项目简介". Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  2. ^ 长怀高铁月底将通车 最快或只要78分钟
  3. ^ "新建沪昆铁路客运专线长沙至昆明段(云南段)站前工程施工总价承包招标资格预审公告". 中国建设工程招标网. 30 June 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  4. ^ 杭长、长昆铁路客运专线预可研审查会在长沙召开 我市争取到在东乡设立抚州东站
  5. ^ 长怀高铁月底将通车 最快或只要78分钟

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