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  • The construction site of the Tsinghua Park Tunnel on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou intercity high-speed railway in the Haidian district of Beijing is seen on Tuesday. The 174-kilometer (108-mile) rail line is being built in preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympics, which will have events in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, as well as in Beijing. Photo: VCG_Gallery:  Work Progresses on  Beijing-Zhangjiakou Intercity High-Speed Railway
     
     
    The construction site of the Qinghuayuan Tunnel on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou intercity high-speed railway in the Haidian district of Beijing is seen on Tuesday. The 174-kilometer (108-mile) rail line is being built in preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympics, which will have events in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, as well as in Beijing. Photo: VCG
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Gallery: Work Progresses on Beijing-Zhangjiakou Intercity High-Speed Railway

High-speed, 108-mile line to link two cities that will be venues of the 2022 Winter Olympics

11.23.2018
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The construction site of the Qinghuayuan Tunnel on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou intercity high-speed railway in the Haidian district of Beijing is seen on Tuesday. The 174-kilometer (108-mile) rail line is being built in preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympics, which will have events in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, as well as in Beijing. Photo: VCG
High-speed trains on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou intercity high-speed railway will pass through the 6.02-kilometer Qinghuayuan Tunnel in five minutes. Photo: VCG
A tunneling shield is seen in the Qinghuayuan tunnel on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou intercity high-speed railway in Haidian district, Beijing, China, on Tuesday. The tunneling shield protects the construction site from the danger of a cave-in. Photo: VCG
The Beijing-Zhangjiakou intercity high-speed railway will have 10 stations when the project is completed. Photo: VCG
The Beijing-Zhangjiakou high speed railway is expected to begin operations at the end of 2019. It will reduce the commute time between Beijing and Zhangjiakou from three hours to one hour. Photo: VCGx

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Gallery: Work Progresses on Beijing-Zhangjiakou Intercity High-Speed Railway