Ürümqi South railway station

Ürümqi South railway station (simplified Chinese: 乌鲁木齐南站; traditional Chinese: 烏魯木齊南站; pinyin: Wūlǔmùqínán Zhàn; Uyghur: ئۈرۈمچی جەنۇبىي بېكىتى‎‎, ULY: Ürümchi jenubiy békiti, USY: Үрүмчи Җәнувий Векити) is a railway station of the Lanzhou–Xinjiang, Northern Xinjiang and the Second Ürümqi–Jinghe railways. The station is located in Ürümqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. The name of the station was Ürümqi railway station from 1962 until September 1, 2014. This name is now assigned to the newly built high-speed railway station of the Lanzhou–Ürümqi High-Speed Railway.

Ürümqinan

乌鲁木齐南
China Railway
UrumqiSouthSta.jpg
Ürümqi South railway station
Other namesÜrümqi South
LocationNanzhan Lu, Saybagh District, Ürümqi, Xinjiang
China
Coordinates43°46′49.9″N 87°35′4.8″E / 43.780528°N 87.584667°E / 43.780528; 87.584667
Operated byWulumuqi Railway Bureau,
China Railway Corporation
Line(s)Lanxin railway,
Northern Xinjiang railway
Platforms3
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened1962
Previous namesÜrümqi

HistoryEdit

The station was constructed in 1962.[1] On May 18, 2002 that station was demolished[2] to make way for construction of the current station which was opened on April 25, 2004.[3]

On 30 April 2014, a terrorist attack occurred at the station, which left three people dead and 79 injured.

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ReferencesEdit

Preceding station     China Railway   Following station
TerminusNorthern Xinjiang Railway
towards Alashankou