New railway to shorten travel time between Yantai, Beijing
Updated : 2019-07-19
Luan Bingzheng, deputy director of the Yantai transportation bureau, details progress on the Tianjin-Weifang railway project at a news conference on July 17.[Photo/WeChat Account: yantaifabu]
The Weifang-Yantai section of the Tianjin-Weifang high-speed railway will shorten the travel time from Yantai to Beijing to three hours.
Luan Bingzheng, deputy director of the Yantai transportation bureau, detailed progress on the new high-speed railway project at a news conference on July 17.
The Tianjin-Weifang railway starts from Tianjin city and ends in Yantai, Shandong province.
With a length of 639 kilometers, it connects 20 stations including Cangzhou in Hebei province and Binzhou, Dongying, Weifang and Qingdao in Shandong province.
Its Weifang-Yantai section, which runs from Shouguang Station in Weifang to Yantai South Station, is 274 kilometers long and can reach speeds of up to 350 km/h.
Several supporting facilities in Yantai South Station started construction on June 28.