The 2019 National Quality Engineering Award Summary and Commendation Conference was held at the China National Convention Center on December 8.
A total of 14 projects in Changsha won the National Quality Engineering Award, including the Changsha Maglev Express Project, the Nanhu Road Xiangjiang River Tunnel Project, the Changshanyuan Sewage Treatment Plant Reconstruction and Expansion Project Phase II, and the Wanda Plaza in Kaifu District. In particular, Changsha Maglev Express won the National Quality Engineering Gold Award.
Established in 1981, the National Quality Engineering Award is the earliest and most prestigious national award in terms of the quality of engineering construction in China. The National Quality Engineering Gold Award is the highest award in the field of engineering construction and plays an exemplary and leading role in the field.
Changsha Maglev Express is China’s first commercial maglev demonstration line with independent intellectual property rights. The express line connects the Changsha South Railway Station and Changsha Huanghua International Airport, with a total length of 18.55 kilometers. There are three stations: the Maglev High-speed Railway Station, the Maglev Langli Station, and the Maglev Airport Station. The project started construction in May 2014 and began trial operation on May 6, 2016.
Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen
Chinese source: changsha.gov.cn