Transportation

The first phase of Guangzhou road-rail intermodal transport project started

Seetao 2022-09-22 09:27
  • The first phase of the hub will build a transportation + logistics + industry integration development platform
  • After completion, it will become the largest and highest-standard production and service-oriented national logistics hub in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area
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On September 21, 2022, the mobilization meeting for the first phase of the Guangzhou Eastern Highway-Railway Intermodal Transport Hub and the start-up activities for the advance project were held in Zengcheng, Guangzhou. It is reported that after the completion of the Guangzhou Eastern Highway-Railway Intermodal Transport Hub, it will guide industry agglomeration to form a scientific and technological innovation and advanced manufacturing and manufacturing supply chain organization center.

Build a transportation + logistics + industrial development platform

In August 2020, the Guangzhou-Shijiazhuang Railway was opened to traffic, and the Guangzhou railway hub has initially formed the layout of passengers, goods and goods. Guangzhou will build a world-class railway hub and a railway center in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. The East Guangzhou Highway-Railway Intermodal Transport Hub is located at the core of the freight railway network in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, seamlessly connecting to the Guangshi Railway (Zengcheng West Station). The railway freight trains cover the whole country in 5 days and reach Europe and Asia in 15 days.

According to the relevant person in charge of Guangzhou Communications Investment Group, the first-phase project of the Guangzhou Eastern Highway-Railway Intermodal Transport Hub, as a comprehensive freight hub station, covers an area of 555 hectares with an investment of about 44.8 billion yuan. It mainly plays the basic and functional role of the hub. International train platform, road-rail combined transport platform, ground-air "on-site" combined transport platform, sea-rail combined transport platform, national first-class ports, customs supervision areas and other functional infrastructure.

The first phase of the hub project mainly builds the hub and the transportation road system and the highway-rail intermodal freight hub platform, etc., and simultaneously builds the necessary water supply and drainage, electric power, communication, gas and municipal supporting facilities. In accordance with relevant specifications, the highway-railway intermodal freight hub platform is equipped with a road-rail intermodal transport operation area, storage area, parking area and supporting facilities.

The Guangzhou Eastern Highway-Railway Intermodal Transport Hub is a major national construction project, positioned as a channel + hub + industrial hub economic demonstration project, and has been included in the national comprehensive transportation hub construction key project and included in the "14th Five-Year Plan for the Development of Modern Comprehensive Transportation System" And many other national, provincial and municipal planning. The project will give full play to its location and transportation advantages to build a "transportation + logistics + industry" integrated development platform. After completion, it will become the largest and highest-standard production and service-oriented national logistics hub in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Build a demonstration project of an international train assembly center

The opening of international trains is an important functional component of the eastern road-rail intermodal transport hub in Guangzhou. Facing the east wind of the construction of the eastern Guangzhou highway-rail intermodal transport hub, as the only city-owned international train organization platform, Guangzhou Communications Investment Group has actively carried out road and land cooperation, and has successively completed the construction of the Zengcheng West Customs Supervision Zone, the finalization of the China-Europe train route map, and the inclusion of Financial subsidies and other major breakthroughs.

Since the first international trains started on May 25, 2021, Zengcheng West Station, the hub of eastern Guangzhou’s highway-railway intermodal transport, has organized a total of 249 international trains by September 5, 2022, with a total of 22,412 TEUs and an export value of 8.9 The operation line covers Central Europe (Russia), Central Asia, and ASEAN, reaching 17 cities in 10 countries. Among them, 197 international trains have been operated since 2022, and 17,354 TEUs of containers have been shipped, with a value of 700 million US dollars.

In promoting the high-quality development of the Belt and Road Initiative and building a new development pattern, the stable and efficient operation of international trains provides important support. According to statistics, at present, Guangzhou Communications Investment Group has organized 4-5 trains of China-Europe trains and 1-2 trains of China-Laos trains every week. Production and trade integration development pattern.

The East Guangzhou Highway-Railway Intermodal Transport Hub will further form an integrated hub economic pattern of transportation, production and trade, and ultimately build a strategic core logistics fulcrum in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, a demonstration project of an international train assembly center, technological innovation and advanced manufacturing supply chain The organization center and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will connect with the core platform of RCEP, promote the high-quality development of the Belt and Road Initiative, contribute to the construction of a new dual-cycle development pattern, and lead the construction of a modern circulation system to achieve leapfrog development. Editor/He Yuting