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Anqing Yangtze River Railway Bridge

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Crosses  Yangtze River
Design  Cable-stayed
Construction begin  March 20, 2009
Total length  2,997 m
Location  Anqing
Body of water  Yangtze
Locale  Anqing, Anhui, China
Height  210 metres (690 ft)
Opened  6 December 2015
Longest span  580 m
Bridge type  Cable-stayed bridge
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Carries  Nanjing–Anqing Intercity Railway
Similar  Anqing Yangtze River Brid, Edong Yangtze River Brid, Jiujiang Yangtze River Exp, Huangyi Changjiang Bridge, Third Nanjing Yangtze

The Anqing Yangtze River Railway Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge opened over the Yangtze River near Anqing, Anhui, China. The bridge will have a main span of 580 metres (1,900 ft) which will make it the longest cable stayed railway bridge in the world. The bridge will carry two rail tracks on the high speed Nanjing–Anqing Intercity Railway line. The bridge and the new line will cut the rail travel time between Nanjing and Anqing from the eight hours down to just 90 minutes.

Construction

Construction of the bridge began on March 20, 2009 and was completed in December 2015.The total cost of the project was 1.43 billion yuan.

References

Anqing Yangtze River Railway Bridge Wikipedia


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