Starting at 00:00 on the 30th, the national railways began to implement a new train map. This time, the railway transportation capacity has been significantly improved, and the opening and operation of new lines such as the Beijing-Zhanghai high-speed railway will also bring a brand-new travel experience for passengers.
Data Map by Tang Zhe
National Railways plans to open several new lines today
According to the person in charge of the relevant departments of the National Railway Group, after the map adjustment, the national railways increased the number of passenger trains by 263.5 pairs, reaching 4816.5 pairs, and the railway transportation capacity was significantly improved.
In addition, there are several new lines in operation this time, including Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail, Zhangjiakou-Datong high-speed rail, Zhanghu high-speed rail Zhangjiakou-Ulanchabu section, and Chongli railway.
After the implementation of the new map, the Beijing area for the first time achieved direct access to high-speed rail trains in Hohhot, Baotou, Datong, Fuyang, Xiangyang, Zhoukou, Linyi, Ruijin, Ganzhou, Nanyang, Shiyan, Zhangjiakou, Prince City, etc .; Shijiazhuang area for the first time achieved Ningbo (including Hangzhou) , Anqing, Shiyan (including Xiangyang) and other five directions direct high-speed rail trains.
In terms of optimizing the train operation plan, the railway department optimized the departure, end, and stop of some passenger trains in Beijing, Tianjin, Harbin, Shenyang, Jinan, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Guiyang and other cities. Maximize the balance of the operating capacity of passenger terminals in the hub to further facilitate passenger travel.
Data Map: Beijing-Zhangzhou High-speed Railway across Guanting Reservoir Bridge. Photo by China Press Agency reporter Jia Tianyong
Highlights of Beijing-Zhanghai High Speed Rail
——Zhangjiakou arrives in Beijing in 47 minutes
As the first intelligent high-speed railway line in China, the official opening of the Beijing-Zhanghai high-speed railway is undoubtedly the most attractive bright spot in this railway map.
The Beijing-Zhanghai high-speed train will start at 8:30 this morning. As an important part of the "eight vertical and eight horizontal" high-speed railway network from Beijing to Lanzhou, the Beijing-Zhanghai high-speed railway will help Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration and coordinated development and provide transportation operation service guarantee for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
The line runs west to the two high-speed railways Zhangjiakou to Hohhot and Zhangjiakou to Datong, which opened on the same day, and connects east to the Beijing hub, forming a fast passenger passenger route into Beijing in eastern Inner Mongolia, Shanxi and northern Hebei.
The Beijing-Zhangzhou high-speed railway leads from Beijing North Station of Beijing Hub, passes through Changping District and Yanqing District of Beijing, to Huailai County, Xiahuayuan District, Xuanhua District, and Qiaodong District of Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province. The total length of the line is 174 kilometers and the maximum design speed is 350 It has 10 stations in Beijing North, Qinghe, Shahe (not handling passenger transportation), Changping, Badaling Great Wall, East Garden North, Huailai, Xia Garden North, Xuanhua North, and Zhangjiakou.
The Chongli Railway is a branch railway of the Beijing-Zhangzhou high-speed railway. The plan is further extended to Xilinhot, Inner Mongolia, and will serve the travel of residents in Chongli District, the development of tourism resources, and the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games. The railway leads from Xiahuayuan North Station of Beijing-Zhangzhou High-speed Railway to the Olympic Village of Prince Edward City in Chongli District. It has a Prince Edward City Station with a total length of 53 kilometers and a design speed of 250 kilometers per hour.
With the opening of the Beijing-Zhangzhou High Speed Rail, the fastest travel time from Zhangjiakou to Beijing will be reduced from 3 hours and 7 minutes to 47 minutes (to Qinghe Station).
Hohhot to Beijing will also be compressed from 9 hours and 15 minutes to the fastest 2 hours and 9 minutes, and the fastest time from Datong to Beijing is 1 hour and 42 minutes.