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Hangzhou Travel Guide

Hangzhou East Railway Station

Hangzhou East Railway Station is located in Tiancheng Road, Tiangan District, Hangzhou. It was officially put into use on 1 July 2013. It is one of the largest transportation hubs in China, even in Asia. The station brings together high-speed rails, ordinary trains, special lines, metro, maglev, public transportation, waterways and other modes of transportation and ancillary services in one. It can realize seamless transport interchanges to provide super-convenience to the visitors.

Basic Information of Hangzhou East Railway Station
English Name
Hangzhou East Railway Station
English Name:
杭州东站
Location
Tiancheng Road, Tiangan District, Hangzhou
Size
18 platforms and 34 Lines
Transportation
Subway Line No. 1, No.4(not opened yet)

The station was originally built in 1992. In 2010, it was shut off and began the reconstruction. On July 1, 2013, the new station was reopened. Hangzhou East Railway Station has a similar size with Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station design, both being the largest hubs in the country. Hangzhou East Railway Station is arrival-departure station of Nanjing-Hangzhou high-speed railway, Hangzhou-Ningbo high-speed railway, Shanghai-Hangzhou high-speed railway, Hangzhou-Changsha high-speed railway, Hangzhou-Huangshan high-speed railway.

Structure of Hangzhou East Railway StationHangzhou East Railway Station
The total construction area of it is over 340,000 square meters. The station has a five-layer structure with 2 floors above the ground and 3 floors underground. The first floor above the ground is used for the arrival and departure of trains; the second floor above the ground is the waiting room; the first floor underground is the transfer hall, visitors can take a taxi here; underground second and third floor is used respectively for Metro Line 1 and Line 4, passengers can take the subway to leave the station.

The station has 15 platforms and 30 lines (3 platforms and 4 lines reserved for maglev), including 2 main tracks and 28 arrival-departure tracks. Currently, only Hangzhou East Railway Station and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station have designed maglev line position. Platforms include 13 island-like platforms and two side platforms. The construction area of the station house is 155,600 square meters.

Public Transportation
Bus: 33, k33, 358, B2, K108, k518 etc. are all available for you to go to visit Beijing in all directions.

Subway
: No. 1 and No. 4 Subway Lines

Ferry: There are 3 water-bus terminals on the both sides of the Beijing Hangzhou canal. It is also good to have a boat tour if you like to.

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