Planning of Changsha West High-speed Railway Station started
It was released from Land Planning Bureau of Hunan Xiangjiang New Area on July 14 that Changsha West high speed railway station has risen to the level of strategic implementation, and has been incorporated into the city's recent construction plan as the Chongqing-Changsha-Xiamen high-speed railway gets into Changsha. Recently, the Urban and Rural Planning Bureau and Land Planning Bureau of Hunan Xiangjiang New Area jointly launched the planning for construction of Changsha West high-speed railway station and the bidding design of comprehensive traffic planning of Changsha West high-speed railway station as well as the surrounding areas. It was reported that the station will be a new comprehensive transportation junction that connect high-speed rail, intercity railway, long-distance bus and subway in one after Changsha South Station.
According to preliminary research and demonstration, Changsha West high-speed railway station is initially planned to be located at the junction of Wangcheng District and Changsha High-tech Zone. The traffic is convenient around the area. The station nears the west double track of Beijing-Hong Kong-Macao high-speed railway, double track of Changsha -Yiyang Expressway and the circle line of Third Ring, and is close to some urban expressways such as Huangqiao Avenue, Yuelu Avenue, which has a clear location advantage of transportation. The relevant responsible persons of Hunan Xiangjiang New Area Land Planning Bureau introduced that the various planning works about the station had so far started, aiming at initiatively docking the Chongqing-Changsha-Xiamen high-speed rail, and rapidly promoting the planning and construction of Changsha West high-speed railway station.
According to introduction, due to the integrated transport planning of Changsha West high-speed railway station and the surrounding area as well as the station’s planning and planning work still in the stage of program bidding, the functional localization of Changsha West high-speed railway station, the scale and grade, the layout of the station, the land planning of the local area, population capacity, network matching of municipal roads, the core area, intercity railway and rail transit connections should be comprehensively determined based on the results of the planning.
By Qin Shihui
Source: Changsha Evening News