Asia's largest railway station reopens after 12 years of renovations

Asia's largest railway station reopened after 12 years of renovation

Completely renovated It is no coincidence that the station is recognized as the largest in Asia: 32 railway platforms, modern waiting rooms, restaurants and other amenities are located on an area of ​​400,000 square meters. The station is capable of serving 14,000 passengers per hour on high-speed trains, regular trains, and metro lines.

The double-deck design, with high-speed trains running on top and regular ones moving on the ground, now saves a lot of space. In general, the traditional layout of the railway station has been greatly changed.

One of the unique features of the — a rooftop solar power plant that generates electricity for the entire building. 

China is still closed to most foreign tourists today, but Fengtai serves domestic rail routes from the capital Beijing to Shanghai, Guangzhou and other major cities. In the future, a regular service will be established from Fengtai to Kowloon Station in Hong Kong. 

As of 2020, three-quarters of Chinese cities with a population of 500,000 or more had a high-speed rail network. By 2035, 70,000 kilometers of high-speed railways will be laid throughout the country.

TURIZM.RU has already written that the deepest railway station in the world Badaling “Great Wall”, laid under the Great Wall of China on the outskirts of Beijing , opened ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in China.

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