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Jinan West Railway Station

The Jinan West Railway Station (Chinese: 济南西站) is a high-speed railway station in Jinan, Shandong, People's Republic of China.

Overview

It is served by the Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway and Shijiazhuang-Jinan High Speed Railway which mainly serve the Beijing to Shanghai passengers, and was opened for high-speed rail service on 30 June 2011.[1] New services to Ningbo, Fuzhou, Wuhan and Changsha were added on 1 July 2013. The West Railway station is located about 20 kilometers to the west of the city centre of Jinan.

Trains from Beijing to Qingdao call at the central Jinan Railway Station instead. Trains will pass through Jinan West and will call at this station.

The design of the station accommodates a sole entrance for departing passengers at the eastern side of the station. There are exits on the western and eastern sides of Jinan West for arriving passengers. At departures level, a part of the waiting concourse is designated as a VIP waiting area for Business Class riders, and another portion dedicated for special needs passengers.

At low levels will be stations of R1 and R2 lines of Jinan Metro scheduled to open in 2018.

Preceding station   China Railways   Following station
Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway

References

  1. ^ Jinan welcomes high-speed rail, China Daily, July 4th, 2011

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