Chengdu East Railway Station


Original Chengdu East Railway Station

Chengdu East Railway Station is located in Balizhuang. Its predecessor was the freight room and operation room of the original Chengdu Railway Station.

When the Chengdu-Chongqing Railway was opened to traffic in July 1952, the Old Chengdu Station on the east side of the Sima Bridge was used as the intermediate station, and the freight yard was located at the southeast end of the Old Chengdu Station.

The new freight station started in 1956, and it was completed and put into use in October 1958. The station type is a horizontal first-class marshalling station, called a hub station.

On April 1, 1961, the new Chengdu East Station was officially designated as the first-class freight station from the original Chengdu Station (the first-class passenger and freight station at the time).

In 1966, Chengdu East Railway Station was reconstructed and expanded, and has undergone many reconstructions and expansions since then.

On December 28, 2010, the original Chengdu East Railway Station (cargo station) was renamed Bali Railway Station due to the newly built Chengdu East Railway Station (passenger station).

New Chengdu East Railway Station

Plane diagram of Chengdu East Railway Station (26 photos)

The new Chengdu East Railway Station was formerly known as Shahebao (pù) Station, which was built in 1960. Fourth-class station, the new Chengdu East Station is newly built on the original site of Shahebao Station.

On December 29, 2008, the new Chengdu East Railway Station held a construction mobilization meeting; on December 31 of the same year, the construction site of Chengdu East Railway Station shoveled the first soil and officially entered the construction phase.

On September 19, 2009, the groundbreaking ceremony of the underground part of the East-West Plaza of Chengdu East Railway Station was held.

On January 28, 2010, the north and south wings of the main steel structure of the main station building in the east area of ​​the Chengdu East Railway Station were connected; on February 4 of the same year, the inverted transitional construction of the Chengdu East Railway Station area was completed; April 14 of the same year , The ground floor of the west station building of Chengdu East Railway Station (ie, the positive and negative floors) was capped ahead of schedule; on June 30 of the same year, the steel structure of the main station building of Chengdu East Railway Station was successfully capped; on September 30 of the same year, the Chengdu East Railway Station completed the station building Interior decoration and installation works.

On May 1, 2011, the completion ceremony of Chengdu East Railway Station was held.

On January 8, 2015, Chengdu East Railway Station was officially commissioned according to the new optimization plan. The division of functions between the east and west squares is clearly defined.

On June 20, 2020, Chengdu East Railway Station will promote the implementation of e-tickets.

Building scale

Architectural design

The overall inspiration of Chengdu East Railway Station is from cultural relics unearthed at the Sanxingdui site. Two unique bronze masks of Sanxingdui are used as the facade of the building The supporting pillars and the stretched and unfolding eaves resemble the return of the sun bird. The design of Chengdu East Railway Station also incorporates Western Sichuan-style bamboo curtain wall, as well as palaces and sculptures that show Hanshu culture.

As of July 2018, the total construction area of ​​Chengdu East Railway Station is 220,000 square meters, of which 107,000 square meters are used for guest rooms, covering an area of ​​867,000 square meters.

Overall layout

As of July 2018, Chengdu East Railway Station consists of three parts: the East Square, the West Square and the station building. There are 5 floors in Chengdu East Railway Station. From top to bottom, there are waiting level (3F), platform level (2F), exit level (1F), platform level of Chengdu Metro Line 2 (-1F), and Chengdu Metro Line 7 Platform level (-2F). The first floor of the East Square will all be used as buses to pick up and drop off passengers, and the first floor of the West Square will mainly serve taxis, airport buses and social vehicles. As of July 2018, Chengdu East Railway Station has 11 ticket offices.

Platform Lines

As of July 2018, the total scale of Chengdu East Railway Station yard construction is 14 stations and 26 lines. Among them, there are 6 11 lines in the Pusu yard, used to stop the Suicheng Railway and Chengdu-Kunming Railway trains; 8 15 lines in the high-speed yard, used to stop the Xicheng High-speed Railway, Chengdu-Chongqing High-speed Railway and Chenggui Railway.

Chengdu East Railway Station is the main departure and destination station for intercity trains and EMUs in the Chengdu Railway Hub. The north end connects with the Shanghai-Han-Chengdu Express Passenger Transport Corridor and the West-Chengdu High-speed Railway, and the south end connects with the Chengdu-Chongqing High-speed Railway and Chenggui The railway mainly handles the operation of trains from Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Lanzhou, Xi'an, Chongqing, Guiyang, Kunming, etc. and Chengmianle intercity trains, as well as the passing of trains on the Chengdu ring line, north-south and southeast.

Operation status

Self-service ticket purchase

As of July 2018, Chengdu East Railway Station has 63 automatic ticket vending machines.

Convenience facilities

"Humanized full coverage" is the design concept throughout Chengdu East Railway Station. After entering the station, passengers go through security check and ticket check to the platform and board the train. At ordinary walking speed, the average journey takes only 5 to 8 minutes.

Convenient access to the station

As of July 2018, passengers who take long-distance buses or buses to the east and west squares at Chengdu East Railway Station can walk to the east and west entrances to enter the station. Passengers taking taxis, private cars and other social vehicles can get off at the north and south entrances. The open waiting concept eliminates the traditional mode of entering the station with a ticket, and you can enter the waiting hall only after going through the security check.

Quick ticket checking

Chengdu East Railway Station adopts automatic gates for inbound ticket checking, supplemented by manual work. After purchasing tickets, find the corresponding ticket gate according to the prompts on the electronic screen in the station. The blue magnetic media ticket can choose to enter the station through self-checking at the gate, and the red paper ticket needs to be checked in through the manual channel. After passing the ticket gate, take the bus to the platform level.

Barrier-free transfer upon arrival

After arriving at Chengdu East Railway Station, passengers can go down to the exit floor from any exit on both sides of the platform or the barrier-free elevator in the middle of the platform. After passing the ticket check, passengers You can choose the direction you want to leave. After getting off the bus, passengers can directly enter the station to take the subway or train; they can also directly change to coaches, buses and taxis at the exit level.

Passenger flow

During the railway Spring Festival transportation in 2018, Chengdu East Railway Station sent 5.36 million passengers, an increase of 1.48 million year-on-year, an increase of 38%.

On October 1, 2018, the number of passengers sent by Chengdu East Railway Station ranked first among the three provinces and cities of Sichuan, Chongqing, and Guizhou, reaching 187,000, a record of the number of single-day passengers since the opening of Chengdu East Railway Station 11 years ago. The number of senders reached a new high.

Transportation transfer

Rail transportation

The transfer station for Chengdu Metro Line 2 and Chengdu Metro Line 7 is set up in Chengdu East Station, named Chengdu East At the passenger station, there are a total of 4 manual ticket offices located in the east, west, south and north squares. The station has three underground floors, the first underground hall floor, the second underground floor is the line 2 platform floor, and the third underground floor is No. 7 Line platform level.

Long-distance bus

Chengdu East Long-distance Passenger Station, the supporting passenger station of Chengdu East Railway Station in the East Square, opened for trial operation on September 30, 2011.

Chengdu Long-distance Passenger Transport East Station is mainly responsible for the transfer and rapid evacuation functions of railway arriving and departing passengers. The station is located near the East Square of the East Station, with three floors above ground and two floors underground. There is a 200-square-meter tourist ticket office on the ground floor, and a ticket window for special tourist routes. The basement level is the place where long-distance trains enter the station and drop off passengers. Passengers only need about 7 minutes at most to realize seamless connection "zero transfer", transfer directly to trains, transfer to buses and taxis.

The buses of Chengdu East Long-distance Passenger Transport Station are mainly sent to the counties and cities under the jurisdiction of Chengdu and other cities in Sichuan Province.

Bus Lines

As of September 2018, there are 15 bus lines from Chengdu East Railway Station (including 3 night buses).

Value Significance

The completion of Chengdu East Railway Station's comprehensive transportation hub has greatly improved the passenger transport capacity of the Chengdu hub and improved Chengdu's urban infrastructure. At the same time, the start of the construction of the Chengdu East Railway Station Comprehensive Transportation Hub is also a major event to accelerate the recovery and reconstruction after the Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan Province and promote economic and social development. It is a major transportation project to consolidate and develop the status of Chengdu's comprehensive transportation hub.

From Chengdu East Railway Station, you can get to Chongqing in 1 hour, Guiyang in 2 hours, Lanzhou and Xi’an in 4 hours, Guangzhou and Beijing in 6 hours, and Shanghai and Shenyang in 8 hours. Form an 8-hour traffic circle from Chengdu to the whole country of China. The completion and commissioning of Chengdu East Railway Station has enhanced the status of Chengdu Railway Hub in China’s railway network and made Sichuan Railway more deeply integrated into the national rapid railway network. Very important meaning.

Special Services

In August 2011, Chengdu East Railway Station established the "Youjia Service Post" named after the service model You Jia. The service post provides passengers with services such as waiting for the bus, lost and found, and handling of complaints.

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