Harbin-Dalian high-speed rail went into operation on December 1
All the preparatory work has beencompletedprior totheopening and operation ofHarbin-Dalian high-speed rail, and it willbeofficially openedonDecember 1.
Harbin-Dalian high-speed rail isan important part of Beijing-Harbin high-speed rail, China's "four vertical and four horizontal" fastrailway network,is theworld's firsthigh-speed rail in the alpine region, withan operating mileageof921 kilometers and a designed speedof350 kilometersperhour. Harbin-Dalian high-speed rail runsthroughsuch three provincesas Liaoning, Jilin andHeilongjiang, sets 23stations along the line, namely HarbinWest Railway Station, Shuangcheng North Station, FuyuNorth Station, DehuiWestStation, ChangchunStation, ChangchunWest Station, Gongzhuling South Station,SipingEastPoint, ChangtuWest Station, Kaiyuan West Station, TielingWest Station, ShenyangNorth Station, ShenyangStation, Liaoyang Station, AnshanWest Station, Haicheng West Station, YingkouEast Station, GaizhouWestStation, BayuquanStation,WafangdianWest Station, Puwan Station, Dalian North Station andDalianStation.
In order to explore and accumulate the high-speed railoperation management experiencein the alpine region, and to increase theredundancyofthe safetyoftheHarbin-Dalian high-speed railoperation, in particular to ensureoperational safetyinthe winter, in the early operation of theHarbin-Dalian high-speed rail, therailway sector implements different operation charts in the winter and summer, that is, the EMUtrainsare operated respectively at 200 kilometersperhourand300 kilometersper hour, and implementscorrespondingfare to such twospeed grades. Thewinteroperation chart isimplemented from December 1to nextMarch 31, totaling four months. Thesummeroperation chart isimplemented from April 1 to November 30, totaling eight months. This winteroperation chart will arrange 67 pairs of trains.