Quzhou-Ningde Railway

Locations

Type

Rail

Status

Under Construction

Total Reported Cost

8.0 billion CNY

Initiatives

Start Date

2012

Start of Construction

2015

Planned Completion Date

2020

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Consultants

Implementers

Operators

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Description

The railway line, from Quzhou in Zhejiang province to Ningde in Fujian province, will run through Suichang, Longquan and Qingyuan in Zhejiang and Songxi, Zhenghe, Jian'ou, Pingnan, Zhouning and Jiaocheng in Fujian. After being opened to traffic, the Quzhou-Ningde Railway, with a projected speed of 160 kilometers/hour, will deliver 40 passenger trains a day in each direction and 60 million tons of cargo per year. The railway will play a significant role in bridging Northeast Fujian and outside areas and will facilitate the development of the West-Straits Economic Zone.