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Hankou–Danjiangkou Railway

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Hankou–Danjiangkou Railway

The Hankou–Danjiangkou Railway or Handan Railway (simplified Chinese: 汉丹铁路; traditional Chinese: 漢丹鐵路; pinyin: hàndān tiělù), is a railroad in central China between Wuhan and Danjiangkou in Hubei Province. The line is 411 km (255 mi) long and follows the Han River from Wuhan’s Hankou District north to Danjiangkou near the border with Henan Province.[1][2] The line was built from 1958 to 1966 and double-tracked in 2009.[2][3] Major cities and towns along route include Wuhan, Anlu, Suizhou, Zaoyang, Xiangyang, Laohekou and Danjiangkou.

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  1. ^ (Chinese) "汉丹铁路即将通车 武汉到丹江口有望火车直达 " Accessed 2011-12-18
  2. ^ a b (Chinese) "襄樊之最:襄樊境内第一条铁路--汉丹铁路全线通车" 2005-04-30
  3. ^ (Chinese) "刘志军添乘检查达成复线、襄渝二线和汉丹复线" 2010-02-18
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