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The connection of Dunge Railroad Gansu and Qinghai section at Huahaizi Bridge, Aksai on June 15th , marking the completion of Dunge Railroad. It is estimated that the railroad will open to traffic by Sep 30th ,2019.
The Dunge Railway is the most convenient way to communicate with Xinjiang, Qinghai, Gansu and Tibet. It runs from Dunhuang Railway Station in the north to Golmud Station in the south. The total length of the line is 616 kilometers, with a total investment of about 12.957 billion yuan and a design speed of 120 kilometers per hour. / hour, the construction period is 6 years, including 263.7 kilometers in Gansu. It is the most convenient way to communicate the four provinces of Xinjiang, Qinghai, Gansu and Tibet, and fills the blank of the road network in this area, connecting the Lanzhou-Xinjiang Railway and the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. After the whole line is opened to traffic, it will be connected with Lanqing Railway, Lanxin Railway and Qinghai-Tibet Railway to form the first circular closed railway network in northwest China, which will promote economic development along the route, accelerate the development of resources in the Qaidam Basin, and promote the development of tourism in the western region. The layout of the railway network and the promotion of the “Belt and Road” construction have important strategic significance.