Last updated by shyoto at 2013-11-1
Urumchi is located on Lanzhou-Sinkiang railway, part of the Asia-Europe continental bridge. There are trains from Urumchi to Beijing, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Xi'an, Lanzhou, Chengdu, from Kuerle to Xi'an, and from Urumchi to Almaty. Within the district, there are trains from Urumchi to Kuerle, Akesu, Alashankou, Kuitun, from Kuerle to Akesu, from Kuitun to Alashankou.
Railway ticket consultation telephone: 0991-5814203
Urumqi Railway Station is located at the eastern foot of Yamalike Hill, Saybagh District, Urumqi.
Brief Introduction: Urumqi Railway Station is an important point on the second Euro-Sino Continental Railway. It is also an important external gateway enabling the construction of two aspects of civilization in Xinjiang (material civilization and philosophical civilization). Urumqi Railway Station was opened in 1962. There are many railway lines running through it, such as the Lanxin Line, the Southern Xinjiang Line, and the Northern Xinjiang Line.
Passenger transport includes luggage/parcel consignment services.
Cargo transport includes retail transport, container cargo transportation and cargo storage, Explosives and dangerous chemicals are not transported together.
Station facilities include: the Ticket Concourse, General Waiting Room, Soft Seat Waiting Room and VIP Waiting Room. The station can accommodate 7,000 passengers at a time. The waiting room has advanced facilities and is spacious and bright. Advanced facilities include a closed circuit TV anti-thief monitoring system, fire alarm and emergency lighting system, an integrated information management system, electronic ticketing system, a Mishina security inspection system, passenger escalator, LED color screen, international PA system, multifunctional automatic passenger inquiry machine, automatic broadcasting system, phone inquiry system, internet access and centrally controlled air-conditioning.
It is quite convenient for passengers to take a taxi or bus from Urumqi Railway Station.
Passengers can find a taxi station on the right of the Railway Station. The starting rate is 6 yuan, 1.3 yuan per kilometer (0.8 yuan per mile) after the first 3 kilometers (2 miles) in the day time and 1.5 yuan per kilometer (1.0 yuan per mile) after midnight. After dark, it is preferred if men not to seat in the front passenger seat and you should register at the police station if you want to go out of the city.
Most of city buses in Urumqi are conductor-less buses. The price is one yuan in the daytime and 1.5 yuan after midnight. It is quite convenient for passengers to reach the railway station from Urumqi bus station. There are also many city bus routes from the railway station to the city center.
Inquiries or Tickets: 0991-7945222.
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