Dark red lines show the high speed rail that should be done at the end of 2012
China will be starting up the Beijing to Shanghai high speed rail line on Thursday.
There is 17,000 km (11,000 mi) of high-speed lines are now under construction in China. The entire HSR network will reach 13,073 km (8,123 mi) by the end of 2011 and 25,000 km (16,000 mi) by the end of 2015.
There is 8300 km of high speed rail now and there will be 9600 km of high speed rail on Thursday.
Beijing-Shanghai PDL (Jinghu Passenger Designated Line)
Main north-south high speed railway of eastern China, connecting Beijing, Jinan, Tai'an, Xuzhou, Bengbu, Nanjing & Shanghai
1302 km starting June 30, 2011
Hangyong Passenger Railway is a planned railway between Hangzhou and Ningbo, that spans approximately 150 kilometers.
scheduled to open in December 2011
Nanjing-Hangzhou HSR (Ninghang High-speed railway)
HSR from Nanjing to Hangzhou via Liyang, Yixing and Huzhou. end of 2011
Xiangtang (Nanchang)-Putian (Fuzhou) 2011
Beijing-Guangzhou PDL (Jinggang Passenger Designated Line)
Main north-south high speed rail corridor through central China, consisting of four segments between Beijing, Shijiazhuang, Wuhan, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
2229 km starting 2012
Shijiazhuang-Jinan PDL (Shiji Passenger Designated Line)
PDL connecting Shijiazhuang and Jinan via Dezhou
319 km long opening 2012
Hankou-Yichang Railway (Hanyi Line)
Mixed passenger and freight HSR connecting Wuhan and Yichang
293km opening 2012-01-01
Chongqing-Lichuan Railway (Yuli Line)
Mixed passenger and freight HSR connecting Lichuan and Chongqing
264 km opening 2012
Suining-Chongqing Railway (Suiyu Line)
Mixed passenger and freight HSR connecting Chongqing and Suining
132km opening Jan, 2012
(Xiashen Line) Mixed passenger and freight HSR line along the coast of Fujian and Guangdong via Zhangzhou, Shantou and Huizhou. 502 km long
Xian-Baoji PDL (Xibao Passenger Designated Line)
PDL connecting Xian and Baoji
148 km opening 2012
China's high speed rail at the end of 2013
Hangzhou-Changsha PDL (Hangchang Passenger Designated Line)
PDL connecting Hangzhou and Changsha.
926km opening 2013-06-30
Changsha-Kunming PDL (Changkun Passenger Designated Line)
PDL connecting Changsha and Kunming 1175 km 2013-06-30
HSR from Tianjin to Baoding via Bazhou and Baiyangdian 2013
HSR from Datong to Xi'an via Taiyuan 2013
Chongqing-Wanzhou Intercity Rail 2013
Hangzhou-Huangshan High Speed Railway 2013
Zhengzhou-Xuzhou PDL (Zhengxu Passenger Designated Line)
PDL connecting Xuzhou and Zhengzhou 357 km in 2013
By the end of 2014, the planned lines for the eastern half of China should be done. There will be extra infilling of more direct connections. Going from Harbin near the northeast corner down to Hong Kong in the south will have two lines in most areas and three lines in the south and there will be 5 east west lines.
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