Qingyan Weirong Inter-city rail, the first regional intercity high-speed railway in Shandong Province with steel strands and wires supplied by our company, was officially opened to traffic

The main line of Qingdao Yantai Weirong Inter-city rail is 299.18 km long (including 13.3 km of the existing Jiaozhouwan Jinan line), with a total investment of 37.13 billion yuan. It is a passenger dedicated railway, and the number of main lines is double lines. The project was designed at a speed of 250 kilometers per hour, with a reserve of 300 kilometers per hour, and officially began construction in October 2010. On August 25, 2014, the Qingdao Yantai Weirong Inter-city rail was successfully closed in Muping, Yantai, realizing the completion of track laying. On December 28, 2014, the first regional intercity high-speed railway in Shandong Province - Qingdao Yantai Weirong Inter-city rail was officially opened to traffic.

The Inter-city rail is designed as a passenger dedicated railway, which mainly undertakes the intercity passenger flow between Qingdao, Yantai and Weihai, as well as part of the cross line passenger flow. In addition, the number of main lines is double track, and the design speed is 250 km/h (300 km/h reserved under the plane condition below the line). It is planned to use CRH Multiple unit for operation. It is estimated that the daily passenger volume will reach 199000 by 2020 and 293000 by 2030. By then, the travel time from Qingdao to Yantai will be shortened from 3.7 hours to 1.5 hours, and the travel time from Qingdao to Weihai will be shortened from 4.3 hours to 1.7 hours, so as to realize the "public transportation" operation of Multiple unit. After the official opening, the history of Yantai and Weihai will be rewritten, and Yantai and Weihai will be officially included in the national high-speed rail network.

According to the plan, the Qingdao–Rongcheng intercity railway runs from Qingdao North railway station to Rongcheng railway station, with Qingdao North railway station, Chengyang railway station, Jimo North Railway Station, Laixi North Railway Station, Laiyang Railway Station, Haiyang North Railway Station, Taocun North Railway Station, Yantai South railway station (bus station), Guanzhuang Railway Station, Muping Railway Station, Weihai North Railway Station, Weihai Railway Station, Wendeng East Railway Station, Rongcheng railway station 13

Serial Number   Station (including line post)   Connecting wire  notes
1   Qingdao North  Jiaoji Line   
2   Chengyang      High-speed field
3   Zheche River  Jiaorong connecting line   block post
4   Jimo North       
5   Xiagezhuang      reserve
6   Lai Northwest        
7   Laiyang      High-speed field
8   Haiyang North        
9   Taocun North        
10 Ximo Hall Qingyan Direct Line block post
11 Yantai South Yanrong connecting line   
12 Muping      
13 Weihai North      
14 Weihai Taowei Line High-speed field
15 Wendeng East      
16 Rongcheng      

Qingdao North railway station of the Qingdao Rongcheng Inter-city rail has been built as a separate project. Yantai railway station is an existing station, and Chengyang, Laixi, Laiyang and Weihai stations are reconstructed as existing stations. The recommended design speed for the speed target value of Qingdao–Rongcheng intercity railway is 250 km/h, and 300 km/h is reserved for the works under the main line of Qingrong.

On August 28, 2008, the Ministry of Railways (China Railway Corporation) and the Shandong Provincial Government signed the Minutes of Meeting on Issues Related to Accelerating Railway Construction in Shandong Province. It was determined that the two sides should jointly fund the construction of the Qingdao Yantai Weirong Inter-city rail, and the project capital should be arranged at 50% of the total investment, The compensation fees for land acquisition and demolition shall be recognized by both parties as capital and included in Shandong Province's shares. The total investment of the project is estimated to be 33.39 billion yuan, of which 3.3 billion yuan is the purchase cost of Multiple unit. The funds other than capital funds are borrowed from domestic banks.

At about 3:00 p.m. on August 25, 2014, there were a lot of people at the west entrance of Beishan Tunnel, Beitou, Xishan, Jianggezhuang Town, Muping District, Yantai City, because the whole Qingrong main line of the high-profile Qingdao Weirong Inter-city rail will be paved and closed here. As the last 500 meter long steel rail landed steadily on the sleeper, the workers smoothly closed and docked the screws with the closure opening, marking the full completion of the 592 kilometer track laying on the Qingrong Main Line. [2]

At 5:35 a.m. on September 16, 2014, after two 15 hour blockades, the first Inter-city rail in Shandong Province, Qingdao Yantai Weirong Inter-city rail, was precisely connected with Qingdao–Jinan railway. The successful insertion of extra long turnout this time will integrate Qingdao–Rongcheng intercity railway into the national high-speed railway transportation network through Qingdao–Jinan railway. 

On December 28, 2014, Qingrong Intercity opened intercity trains in the directions of Jinan, Yantai, Weihai, and Rongcheng.

Opening of intercity trains in the direction of Qingdao in 2015; The pre feasibility study report of Qufu Linyi and Heze Qufu Inter-city rail has been completed.

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