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Hangzhou–Ningbo High-Speed Railway

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Hangzhou–Ningbo High-Speed Railway

High-Speed Railway
Hangzhou–Ningbo Section
Type CRH
Locale Zhejiang, China
Owner China Railway
Operator(s) China Railway High-speed
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Route map
to Shanghai on Huhang Railway
0 km Hangzhou East
43 km Shaoxing North
74 km Shangyu North
106 km Yuyao North
147 km Zhuangqiao
155 km Ningbo
to Shenzhen on Yongtaiwen Railway

Hangyong High-Speed Railway (Chinese: 杭甬客运专线; pinyin: Háng-Yǒng kèyùn zhuān xiàn) or Hang-Yong Passenger Dedicated Railway) is a railway between Hangzhou and Ningbo. It spans approximately 150 kilometers, with a design speed of 350 kilometers per hour (220 mph).

In the railway's short name, "Hang" stand for Hangzhou, and "Yong" (甬) is a traditional short name for Ningbo.

Early on, the railway was scheduled to open in June 2012;[1] later, the end of 2012 became the target date. It was announced in October 2012 that the completion of the project has been postponed again. Test operations began at the start of 2013 and commercial operations began on 30 June 2013.[2]


  1. ^ "杭甬铁路客运专线本周完成铺轨 明年6月正式运营". 2011-10-10. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  2. ^ Nanjing-Hangzhou-Ningbo High-Speed Rail Routes Open Jun 30 , 2013-05-23

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