Information published on 7 November 2017 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 569.

China: Construction of Anhui section of Anqing-Jiujiang high-speed railway begins

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On 30 September, on the Anhui section of the Anqing-Jiujiang high-speed railway, the first drilling was carried out on the construction site in Dalongshan County, Yixiu District, Anqing City. The event marks the beginning of construction of the Anhui Section on the Anqing-Jiujiang high-speed railway.

Starting from Anqing, Anhui Province, the Anqing-Jiujiang high-speed railway passes through Huaining, Qianshan, Taihu Lake, Susong and Huangmei, Hubei Province. It then crosses the Yangtze River and finally ends in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province.

The Anhui Section on the Anqing-Jiujiang high-speed railway starts from new Anqing West Station and ends at the boundary between Anhui and Hubei. The length of its main track is 102.67 kilometres.

On completion of the Anqing-Jiujiang high-speed railway, an east-west passenger transport corridor with high capacity, speed and convenience will emerge between the riverside region of Eastern China and regions including Central China, South China and Southwest China.

(Source: CR)