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Chengdu-Kunming Railway Xinyue West Tunnel completed

Seetao 2022-06-20 14:25
  • The double line of Chengdu-Kunming Railway is more than 800 kilometers long, and it is constructed and opened in sections
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On the morning of June 18, 2022, the Chengdu-Kunming Railway double line ushered in an important node. After 7 years of arduous construction, the tunnel with the most complex geological conditions along the line, the Xinyue West Tunnel in Liangshan, Sichuan, was successfully completed.

The Xinyue West Tunnel has a total length of 6,218 meters. It has passed through 18 sets of different types of strata. There are also 5 fault zones in the area. Karst, rock burst, large deformation, mud and water, sand gushing and other situations often occur during construction operations. extremely difficult. Wu Jianlin, chief engineer of the Emi project of CCCC Tunnel Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd., said that the Xinyuexi Tunnel is particularly complicated in geology, which caused great difficulties to the on-site construction, so it is also called a geological museum.

At present, only the Emei-Mianning section of the Chengdu-Kunming Railway is under construction. After the completion of the Xinyue West Tunnel, it will lay a solid foundation for the entire line to be completed and opened to traffic on schedule. After the opening to traffic, a railway out of Sichuan will be formed, and the time from Chengdu to Kunming will be shortened from the current 19 hours to within 7 hours.Editor/Ma Xue

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