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Riverside intercity rail kicks off construction in Jiangsu

October 9, 2018


Abstract : Construction commencement ceremony for Jiangsu southern riverside intercity railway project was held on Monday in Jintan district, Changzhou city of east China’s Jiangsu Province.

Jiangsu

BEIJING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Construction commencement ceremony for Jiangsu southern riverside intercity railway project was held on Monday in Jintan district, Changzhou city of east China’s Jiangsu Province.

With a design speed of 350 kilometers per hour, the intercity railway starts from the Nanjing South station, a  link of Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway line, goes southeastward to parallel the Beijing-Shanghai and Nanjing-Hangzhou lines, and extends to the northeast along the south bank of the Yangtze River with an end destination at Taicang station of Shanghai-Nantong railway line that is currently under construction.

The intercity rail project will involve construction of 278.53-kilometer railway line and eight stations which is scheduled to be completed in four years. (Edited by Niu Huizhe, niuhuizhe@xinhua.org)


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