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Tianjin West Railway Station

Tianjin West Railway Station is a high-speed railway station in Tianjin, People's Republic of China. It's served by Jinghu Railway and Jinbao Railway and by the Jinghu High-Speed Railway. Tianjin West Railway Station is used by some high speed bullet D trains and G trains running from Tianjin to Hangzhou, Qingdao and Shanghai.

In 2008, redecoration and expansion works of the railway station started, in accordance with the project of the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway. After the finish of the Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway, and in anticipation for services of the Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway, the number of platforms in Tianjin West Railway Station was increased from 13 to 24. These include 9 high-speed platforms with 17 railway lines. The redecoration of the station building involved the creation of a new main station building with a new North-South underground connection square, a larger waiting room, baggage check-in points, and facilitated access. The new Tianjinxi station can be reached by Metro (Tianjin Metro Line 1, 4, 6; Lines 4 and 6 currently not in service), bus, taxi, even on foot. Tianjin West Railway Station has replaced the main Tianjin station to become the largest transportation hub of the city of Tianjin.

Basic Information of Tianjin West Railway Station

English Name:
Tianjin West Railway Station
Chinese Name:
Zhangjiawo Town, Xiqing District, Tianjin, China
24 Platforms
Metro Line 1, Taxi


Layout of Tianjin West Railway Station

There are three layer of this railway station, one of which is under ground. 

•Basement 1: Arrivals concourse; Transfers to taxis, Metro Line 1; parking lots

•Floor 1: this layer is set up with platforms 1 to 24

•Floor 2: Departures concourse

Food and beverage stalls are available at the HSR station, and are mostly located at the departures concourse.

There are a couple of platforms in the station. And different platform has different functions. Access to platforms are reserved for ticket holders in general, since Tianjin West does not offer platform tickets for sale.

•Platforms 1 to 6: CRH C trains to Wuqing and Beijing South

•Platforms 7 to 17: CRH D and G trains to Ji’nan West, Qingdao, Nanjing South, Shanghai Hongqiao, Hangzhou and Tianjin, Binhai, Tangshan, Qinhuangdao and Harbin West

•Platforms 18 and 19: All regular rail trains (in particular to Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou); CRH D trains to Tianjin and northeastern China

•Platforms 20 to 24: Trains to Baoding


1. Tianjin Railway Station has two ticket offices, passengers can purchase tickets either from ticket office close to the south square, or the one close to the north square.

2. Only Renminbi cash is accepted at the ticket window. Please don't try to pay by credit card and foreign currency when you are trying to purchase train ticket from train station or ticket agency in China.

3. Passengers can also purchase train ticket at the arrival hall of Tianjin Binhai International Airport.

4. Passport, visa or other certificate that can prove your identity is required to purchase or book train ticket in China.

Public Transportation

You can reach the railway station by Metro Line 1 or you can take Metro Line 1 at Basement 1, which takes passengers to central Tianjin. Future metro expansions are underway. Taxis and other cars at Basement 1 can drop passengers off at the Departures Level using the nearby road network. 

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