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Tianjin–Baoding Intercity Railway

Intercity Railway
A CRH3C high speed train at the Tianjin Railway Station.
Type High-speed rail
Status Under Construction
Locale Tianjin
Termini Tianjin West
Stations 7
Services 1
Opened 1 August 2008
Operator(s) China Railway High-speed
Line length 157.925 km (98 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Operating speed 250 km/h
Tianjin-Baoding Intercity Railway route map
 Beijing-Tianjin HSR to Beijing South 
 Beijing–Shanghai Railway to Beijing 
 Tianjin-Qinhuangdao HSR to Qinhuangdao 
Tianjin West
 Beijing–Shanghai Railway to Shanghai 
 Beijing-Shanghai HSR to Shanghai Hongqiao 
Bazhou West
 Beijing-Guangzhou HSR to Beijing West 
 Beijing-Guangzhou HSR to Guangzhou South 

Tianjin–Baoding Intercity Railway, also known as Tianjin-Baoding Passenger Line, is a high-speed railway line in China, connecting Tianjin and the Hebei city of Baoding. Starting from Tianjin West Railway Station and finally to Baoding Railway Station, the railway length is 158 km and with a maximum design speed of 250 km. The project was jointly developed by the Ministry of Railways, Tianjin and Hebei Provincial Governments, supplying a total investment of 24 billion yuan. Construction began in March 2010 and the original plan was to be opened to traffic in 2013,[1] however the progress of construction has experienced numerous work stoppages with completion delayed until the end of 2015.[2] Future high speed railconnections have been proposed to branch off this line to the new Beijing Daxing International Airport currently under construction, allowing this airport to serve the greater Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.


  • Profile 1
  • Construction 2
    • Work stoppages 2.1
  • References 3


The limits of this project is from Tianjin West Railway Station and finally to Baoding Station in Hebei. The project includes, in addition to the new Tianjin Baoding Intercity Railway, also includes short sections and connections to the Beijing-Guangzhou HSR, the Beijing–Kowloon Railway, Beijing–Shanghai Railway, Beijing-Shanghai HSR and other ancillary works. Total length is for 157.925 km of railway line, 133.006 km of new trackage and using existing lines for a distance of 24.919 kilometers. Stations located along the route will be Tianjin West, Shengfang, Bazhou West, Baigou, Baiyangdian, Xushui and ending at Baoding. Most of the new trackage will be on an elevated viaduct, accounting for 65.4% of the line of the being on bridges. Future connection to the


  • November 8, 2008, the Ministry of Railways, Tianjin and Hebei Provincial government tripartite released the "Speed up the construction of the railway from Tianjin to Baoding Minutes" at a signing ceremony held at the Convention Center, Renaissance, clear Tsubo new railway will be a one-time, full-length 145 km, with a total investment of 24 billion yuan estimate, is expected to start in the first half of 2009, however, after this consultation has not yet started construction on schedule.[3]
  • March 17, 2010, Tianjin Municipal Government, said that after the enthusiasm, the National Development and Reform Commission officially approved the Tianjin-Baoding railway project approved.
  • March 2010 officially started construction, with an expectation to be completed in 2013, will be realized from Tianjin to Baoding accessible within one hour.

Work stoppages

  • July 23, 2011 - In the event of the Wenzhou train collision, the Ministry of Railways called for all railway construction, investment and other works regarding to high-speed rail to be halted, pending further reviews. Thus Ministry of Railways investment for this railway was halted and it fell into a suspended state[4] 迟.
  • March 2012, Construction was fully resumed,[5] originally scheduled for completion in 2013 but now delayed until 2015.


  1. ^ 津保铁路开建 2013年通车
  2. ^ "津保铁路明年底建成通车 未来行程缩短至40分钟". 天津网. 2014-12-22. 
  3. ^ 深度剖析“三线两站”铁路建设发展,中华铁道网,2010年10月28日查阅
  4. ^ "铁道部断炊资金供给 津保铁路全线停工". 网易. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "津保铁路建设吹响复工的号角".  

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