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Updated: 2018-06-05

Railways and train stations
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 Railways through Wuxi

Shanghai-Nanjing high-speed railway

Shanghai-Nanjing high-speed railway runs through Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuxi, Changzhou, Zhenjiang and Nanjing. It started construction in July 2008, and was put into service on July 1, 2010.

The railway is about 300 kilometers long, with 31 stations; and the maximum speed can reach 350 kilometers per hour. It takes only 73 minutes from Shanghai to Nanjing, 55 minutes from Wuxi to Nanjing, and 34 minutes from Wuxi to Shanghai.

Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway

The Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway, also called Jinghu high-speed railway, is one of the greatest high-speed railway projects in China. With a total length of 1,318 kilometers, the railway is connected to the Bohai Sea Rim economic zone and the Yangtze River Delta economic zone. This project started construction in April, 2008, and lasted for about 2.5 years. It was completed in October, 2011.

In 2013, Wuxi railway station had delivered 15 million passengers, an increase of 10.2 percent over the previous year (delivering 1.48 million passengers).

Name: Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway

Terminal: Beijing South–Shanghai Hongqiao

Open Time: October, 2011

Length: 1,302 km (main line), 1,318 km (total)

Duration: about 5 hours in total

Type: CRH (China Railway High-Speed), for passenger transfer services

Operating Speed: 300 km/h

Places Involved in: Beijing, Hebei, Tianjin, Shandong, Jiangsu, Anhui and Shanghai

Wuxi train stations

Wuxi Railway Station

North Xingyuan Road, Chong’an district

Tel: 0510-82300426

Wuxi East Railway Station

Xingwu Road, Anzhen, Xishan district

Tel: 0510-82300427

Wuxi New District Railway Station

Intersection of Xinhua Road and Zhujiang Road, Wuxi New District

Tel: 0510-82300428

Wuxi Huishan Railway Station

JIngyi Road, Huishan district

Tel: 0510-82300430

 

The former Wuxi New District, now known as Wuxi Xinwu district or Wuxi National Hi-tech district, was founded in 1992 and underwent administrative changes in 1995, 2002 and 2005.

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