Development and Reform Commission: in 2020 the scale of the railway network to reach 150 thousand km

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Development and Reform Commission: in 2020 the scale of the railway network to reach 150 thousand km

2016-07-20 22:02:02 429 ℃

People net Beijing on July 20 (Xinhua) (Sun Bo Yang) today, the national development and Reform Commission "long-term railway network planning" (hereinafter referred to as the "planning") held a news conference about the situation, "planning" pointed out that by 2020, the scale of the railway network reached 15 million kilometers, of which 3 kilometers of high-speed railway, covering more than 80% of the city.

According to the development and Reform Commission, said Fei Zhirong, Secretary of basic division, the "planning" period of 2016-2025 years, long-term outlook to 2030.

By 2020, a number of major landmark projects completed and put into production, rail transit network scale reached 15 million kilometers, of which 3 kilometers of high-speed railway, covering more than 80% of the city, to complete 45 planning task, realize the comprehensive goal of building a well-off society to provide strong support.

By 2025, the scale of the railway network reached 17.5 million km, including high-speed railway 3.8 million km, network coverage further expanded, more optimized network structure, backbone effect is more prominent, better play role of the protection of railway to the development of economy and society.

Outlook to 2030, the basic realization of internal and external interconnection, inter regional multi-channel smooth, the provincial capital of high-speed rail connectivity, rapid access to the city, the basic coverage of the county.