On December 30, with the opening of the Anqing-Jiujiang section of the Beijing-Hong Kong high-speed railway, it marked the basic completion of the Shangqiu-Shenzhen section of the Beijing-Hong Kong (Taiwan) channel of the “eight vertical and eight horizontal” high-speed rail network. So far, the operating mileage of China’s high-speed rail has exceeded 40,000 kilometers.
In 2021, the total operating mileage of China’s railways will exceed 150,000 kilometers, and the new operating mileage of railways nationwide will exceed 4,000 kilometers, including about 2,150 kilometers of high-speed railways. In January 2022, the Hangzhou-Taiwan high-speed railway will also be put into operation.
The data is updated to December 31. The statistical scope includes high-speed railways with a design speed of 300-350 kilometers per hour, passenger trains with a design speed of 250 kilometers per hour, passenger and freight trains with a design speed of 200 kilometers per hour, and intercity railways. Intercity railways do not include Metro system of intercity rail transit.
The total mileage in this table is about 41,000 kilometers. The detailed data of each year’s traffic mileage are as follows:
This map only includes new railways and intercity railway projects with a speed of 200 kilometers per hour and above, including Hangzhou-Taiwan high-speed railway and Yi-Wan railway