On June 28, 2020, the Shangqiu-Hefei-Hangzhou High-speed Railway was fully constructed; on December 22, 2020, the Hefei-Anqing high-speed railway opened to traffic, which marks all the 16 provincial cities in Anhui were connected to high-speed railway.
Now, a high-speed railway network centered on Hefei has been built in Anhui, with an operating mileage of more than 2430km, ranking among the top in the country.
On December 16, 2021, with the official opening of the Wu (Wuhu) Huang (Huangshan) Expressway, every county in Anhui Province had access to the expressway and the mileage of expressways in Anhui has exceeded 5,000 kilometers.
On the other hand, Anhui has accelerated the renovation of the main waterways of the Yangtze and Huaihe Rivers; the Jianghuai Canal is about to be completed, and the renovation of inter-provincial waterways such as the Wushen Canal, the Xinbian River, and the Shuiyang River has been basically completed.
Currently, the cargo throughput of the three ports of Wuhu, Ma'anshan and Chizhou has exceeded 100 million tons, and the container throughput of Wuhu Port has surpassed one million TEUs...
In recent years, Anhui Province has conscientiously implemented the requirements for the coordinated construction of an integrated and comprehensive transportation system in the Yangtze River Delta region, making the regional connection closer.
An EMU train leaves the Fuyangxi Railway Station. (Photo by Wang Biao)
The Huangqian Expressway Wuyang Interchange Hub, aerially photographed on August 10. Huangqian Expressway is an important part of the national expressway G4012 Liyang-Ningde section, connecting Huangshan Mountain and Qiandao Lake, two premium tourist attractions, and will be completed and opened to traffic before the end of this year as planned. (Photo by Fan Bowen)
The scenery along the Hefei-Fuzhou high-speed railway and the Huangshan-Hangzhou high-speed railway is so beautiful that they are praised as the "golden tourist routes". The picture shows the parallel section of the two railways near Jixi North Station. (Photo by Wu Wenbing)
On August 16, the sections of Xuancheng-Jixi Railway Shuiyangjiang Grand Bridge were connected. This route is the backbone route of the intercity rail transit network in the Yangtze River Delta. After completion, it will greatly shorten the time and space distances between Jiangsu, Anhui, Jiangxi and other places. (Photo by Fan Bowen)
The ChuNing (Chuzhou-Nanjing) Intercity Railway is the first inter-provincial intercity railway in China. It starts from Nanjingbei Railway Station in the east and ends at Chuzhou Railway Station in the west, with a total length of 54.4km. The picture shows the Shuikou section in Lai'an County of the railway. (Photo by Lyu Hua)
At present, the construction of the new Hefeixi Railway Station is in full swing. The station is one of the three major passenger stations of the Hefei Railway Network. After completion, it will become an important transportation hub in the Yangtze River Delta. (Photo by correspondent Chen Sanhu)
The Chi-Huang (Chizhou to Huangshan) High-speed Railway Gecun Bridge, photographed on August 7. The Chi-Huang high-speed railway is an important section of the Wuhan to Hangzhou express railway. After completion, it will connect the core scenic spots of "two mountains and one lake" in southern Anhui. (Reported by Yang Zhu; Photo by correspondent Tang Yebao)
On August 10, the steel cofferdam construction work of the No. 3 main pier of the G3 Tongling Yangtze River Highway and Railway Bridge was completed. After the bridge is built, it will play a positive role in the interconnection of the Yangtze River Delta region. (Correspondent Guo Shining Photo by Wanyan Liang)
On August 9, at the Wuhu Port, container ships are docking at the terminal orderly for loading and unloading operations. In the first half of this year, the cargo throughput of Wuhu Port increased by 20.74% year-on-year, with the planned progress of 105.84%. (Photo by fan Bowen)
Source: Anhui Daily
Translated by Zheng Chen