Jinshan railway

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Jinshan railway
 Jinshan 
CRH6A-0421 near Lianhua Road Station (20180101164220).jpg
A CRH6A train on Jinshan Railway service, seen on nearby Lianhua Road Station
Overview
TypeCommuter rail
SystemShanghai Metro
Statusoperational
LocaleXuhui, Minhang, Songjiang, and Jinshan districts
Shanghai
TerminiShanghai South
Jinshanwei
Stations8
Operation
Opened1975
Operator(s)China Railway
Rolling stockCRH2A, CRH6A
Technical
Line length56.4 km (35.05 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
ElectrificationOverhead lines (AC 25 kV)
Operating speed160 km/h (99 mph)
A CRH2A trainset running from Jinshanwei

Jinshan Railway or Jinshan Line (Chinese: 金山铁路) is a commuter railway line in Shanghai, part of the planned Shanghai Metropolitan Area Intercity Railway. It runs from Shanghai South in Xuhui District via Xinzhuang in Minhang District to Jinshanwei in Jinshan District, crossing the Huangpu River on a dedicated railway bridge. Passengers can transfer to Lines 1, 3 and 5. It was originally built in 1975 as a suburban branch it has since been upgraded into a high-speed commuter rail line which opened on 28 September 2012.[1]

It is the first line to provide "high speed" commuter rail services, with trains travelling up to 160 km/h (99 mph), compared to 30–70 km/h (19–43 mph) for regular metro service,[2] shortening the 56.4 km (35.0 mi) between Jinshan and downtown to 32 minutes travel time for express trains which make no stops, and 60 minutes for other trains, which stop at all stations on the line.

The line was branded as Line 22 before opening.

To scale map of Jinshan Railway

Stations[edit]

  • Trains stop at stations marked "●" and pass those marked "|". "R" stands for express trains (C30xx), "H" stands for semi-express holiday service trains (C32xx), and "L" stands for local service (C36xx).
  • Holiday service schedule is different from regular service. Holiday service is available in weekends, and national holidays.
R H L Station
Station name Connections Location
English Chinese
SNH Shanghai South 上海南 Shanghai Metro  1   3  (adjacent station - Shanghai South) Xuhui
XZH Xinzhuang 莘庄 Shanghai Metro  1   5  (adjacent station - Xinzhuang) Minhang
CWH Chunshen 春申 Songjiang
XQH Xinqiao 新桥
MIH Chedun 车墩
YOH Yexie 叶榭
TVH Tinglin 亭林 Jinshan
REH Jinshan Industrial Park 金山园区
BGH Jinshanwei 金山卫

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bullet train to suburbs starts by end of month". Jinshan District Government. September 18, 2012. Archived from the original on August 8, 2014. Retrieved 2012-09-20.
  2. ^ [1]