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Hefei–Bengbu High-Speed Railway

 

Hefei–Bengbu High-Speed Railway

Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway
Hefei–Bengbu Section
京沪高速铁路合蚌段
Hefei–Bengbu High-Speed Railway near Bengbu South Station
Overview
Type High-speed rail
Status Operational
Locale People's Republic of China
Termini Hefei
Bengbu South
Stations 9
Operation
Opened 16 October 2012
Operator(s) China Railway High-speed
Rolling stock CRH380A
Technical
Line length 130 km (81 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Operating speed 300 km/h (186 mph)
Route map

Hefei–Bengbu High-Speed Railway (or the Hefei–Bengbu Branch of the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway) is a 130.67 km high-speed rail line between Hefei and Bengbu in Anhui province. It is a part of the future Jingfu line connecting Beijing and Fuzhou.

Construction started in January 2009. The railway was opened on October 16, 2012.[1][2]

With the fastest (G-series) trains on the new line, the travel time from Hefei to Beijing South Railway Station is only four hours. Besides the Hefei-Beijing trains, there is also direct service from Hefei to Qingdao, via Jinan and the Jiaozhou–Jinan High-Speed Railway.[3][4]

The total estimated investment is 13.6 billion yuan. The design speed is 350 km/h (220 mph). It is part of the Jingfu line connecting Beijing and Fuzhou.

There are 8 stations along this line.

References

  1. ^ 周福明:合蚌高铁再圆异地同城梦, 2012-10-16
  2. ^ 12:10 京合高铁首趟车G263抵达合肥, 2012-10-16
  3. ^ G263次列车开通 坐高铁去合肥仅需4小时
  4. ^ Hefei-Bengbu Passenger Special Railway Sells Tickets Today 2012-10-11

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