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North China to build three high-speed rail lines

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Updated: 2017-05-10

North China to build three high-speed rail lines

The construction site of grand bridge across the National Highway 112, where the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail project is being implemented in Xuanhua district, Zhangjiakou, Hebei province. [Photo/Xinhua]

Three lines, Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail line, Hohhot-Zhangjiakou railway passenger dedicated line and Zhangjiakou-Datong intercity railway line, are being implemented to form a rapid transport network in North China.

Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail line, with an overall length of 174 kilometers and a design speed of 350 kilometers per hour, will be open for service at the end of 2019.

Hohhot-Zhangjiakou railway passenger dedicated line, with an overall length of 286.8 km with a design speed of 250 km per hour, will open in 2018.

Zhangjiakou-Datong intercity railway, from Datong in Shanxi province to Huai’an in Zhangjiakou with a design speed of 250 km per hour, will be open for service in 2019.

North China to build three high-speed rail lines

Construction site of Guanting Reservoir grand bridge, where the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail project is being implemented. [Photo/Xinhua]

North China to build three high-speed rail lines

The Hohhot-Zhangjiakou railway passenger dedicated line in Wanquan district, Zhangjiakou, Hebei province of China is currently under construction. [Photo/Xinhua]

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