Chengdu-Chongqing PDL to be completed in 2014

Construction Plan on Railway Lines and Their Station Yards in Main Urban Districts of Chongqing, co-devised by Chongqing Urban Planning Bureau (CQUPB) and Chongqing Development & Reform Commission (CQDRC), was approved by Chongqing Municipal Government, according to CQUPB on October 15.

This plan mainly includes railways like Chengdu-Chongqing Passenger Dedicated Line (PDL), Chongqing-Guiyang New Railway, Yubei-Wanzhou Inter-city Railway, Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway and Chongqing-Lichuan Railway.

The Chengdu-Chongqing PDL, with a designed speed of 250 kilometers per hour, is expected to be completed and put into service in 2014. By then, It will only take one hour and fifteen minutes to arrive in Chongqing from Chengdu.

Besides, projects of Chongqing Eastern Ring Railway, Chongqing-Kunming Railway, Chongqing-Changsha PDL and Chongqing-Xi’an High-speed Railway are all included in this plan.

Deng Jun