Beijing Fengtai Railway Station
Beijing Fengtai Railway Station is The station is located between the West Third Ring Road and West Fourth Ring Road in Beijing. It was built in 1895 and served many lines such as the Old Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway, the Beijing-Guangzhou Railway, and the Beijing-Shanghai Railway.
- Name in Chinese: 北京丰台站
- Haikou East Railway Station Address: Wanhua Street, Fengtai District, Beijing
- Address in Chinese: 北京市丰台区万华街
- Station Size: 17 platforms, 32 lines
- Nearby transportation: buses, taxis, subways
- E-ticket Service: yes
- Station Telephone: 010-12306
With the rapid development of capital city construction and railway, the related business undertaken by the station has been handed over to Beijing West Railway Station, Fengtai West Railway Station and other stations one after another. By 2010, all transportation business was suspended, and the reconstruction and expansion project was implemented in September 2018. After 4 years of reconstruction, it has been reopened to the public. On June 20, 2022, Beijing Fengtai Station opened for operation again. Now, the reconstructed Beijing Fengtai Station is the largest railway passenger station in Asia.
Popular Trains from Beijing Fengtai Railway Station
- Beijing Fengtai to Taiyuan: Over 15 high-speed trains run from Beijing Fengtai Railway Station to Taiyuan South Railway Station each day. The journey takes about 2.5 hours and costs 197.5 yuan per second-class ticket.
- Beijing Fengtai to Shijiazhuang: There are 20 high-speed trains run from Beijing Fengtai Railway Station to Shijiazhuang Railway Station each day. The journey takes about 1.5 hours and costs 126 yuan per second-class seat ticket.
- Beijing Fengtai to Shanghai: There is one normal-speed trains from Beijing Fengtai Railway Station to Shanghai South Railway Station. The journey takes about 14.5 hours and costs 304.5 yuan per hard sleeper ticket.
The Layout of Beijing Fengtai Railway Station
The first floor is mainly the north-south arrival hall, the comprehensive service center and the platform floor of the general expressway.
The second floor is the elevated waiting layer, mainly the elevated waiting room for passengers,etc.
The third floor is the high-speed rail platform layer, which is different from other stations. On the terminal platform, all high-speed trains go in from the west and go out from the west; the basement is mainly for railway exits at regular speeds, social parking lots, express entry halls, and subway transfer areas.
The Highlights of Beijing Fengtai Railway Station
1.Chinese Style Design
Although Beijing Fengtai Railway Station is a large modern railway station in function, its station house design has fully absorbed the traditional architectural culture. When you are inside the waiting hall, the yellow wheat element is particularly bright. Meaning "harvest, festival, brilliant". Mosaic panes with different cultural themes are decorated on both sides of the walls of the exit passageway, leading passengers to experience Beijing’s ancient charm and new style.
Beijing Fengtai Station can currently accommodate up to 14,000 people per hour at the same time, with 32 arrival and departure lines and 17 passenger platforms. According to reports, in the future, some Beijing-Shanghai and Beijing-Guangzhou normal-speed trains will no longer enter Beijing South Railway Station, but will stop at Beijing Fengtai Railway Station.
3.Warm And Convenient
Like many new stations opened in the past two years, Beijing Fengtai Railway Station does not have a ticket office, but has set up 7 comprehensive service centers that integrate ticket sales, ticket changes, refunds. Different from the traditional ticket hall, the comprehensive service center has cancelled the glass partition, and the countertop is relatively low, which is convenient for staff to communicate with passengers. The most common in the station is the signs. According to the design of Beijing Fengtai Railway Station, the first 20 numbers correspond to the ticket gates of ordinary speed trains, and the numbers 21 to 32 are the ticket gates of high-speed trains. There are some signs marked in the four directions of east, west north and west.
Besides that, Beijing Fengtai Railway Station has also comprehensively optimized and upgraded the barrier-free facilities. A total of 23 barrier-free toilets have been set up, integrating barrier-free electric sliding doors, safety grab bars, emergency call buttons and other facilities to fully meet the needs of the disabled.
4. Green And Low-Carbon Modern Building
It is understood that green and low carbon is a highlight in the design of Beijing Fengtai Railway Station. Since the implementation of the renovation and expansion project, Fengtai Station has been aiming at "green building", starting from energy saving, water saving, material saving and other aspects, integrating low-carbon concepts, implementing green technologies, and building a modern station. Beijing Fengtai Railway Station makes full use of natural light sources, and installs skylights on the roof of the station to ensure that enough sunlight can enter the three-story high-speed rail platform during the day. At the same time, the remaining roof position is also effectively used. By laying photovoltaic power generation panels, green energy is supplied for lighting, heating, cooling, ventilation, etc. In the station. It is estimated that more than 7 million kWh of green electricity can be generated every year.
The weather of Beijing is a typical warm temperate sub-humid continental monsoon climate, with high temperature and rainy summer, cold and dry winter. The time of spring and autumn are very short. Beijing's spring warm and cold air activities are frequent, the temperature is changeable, the daily range is large, easy to occur wind, dust weather; Summer is hot and rainy, which is the frequent season of convective weather such as thunderstorms, gales and heavy precipitation. Autumn is full of sunshine and less rain, comfortable and pleasant; Winter is cold and dry, windy and snowy.
Getting to Other Train Stations in Beijing
Beijing South Railway Station
By Subway: Subway Line No. 10 → Subway Line No. 4
1.Take subway no.10 at Fengtai Railway Station, and get off at Xiju Station.
2.Take subway no.4 at Xiju Station, and get off at Beijing South Railway Station.
The duration is about 26 minutes and costs 4 yuan.
By Taxi: The duration is about 24 minutes and costs 26 yuan.
Beijing West Railway Station
By Subway: Subway Line No. 10 → Subway Line No. 9
1.Take subway no.10 at Fengtai Railway Station, and get off at Liuliqiao Station.
2.Take subway no.9 at Liuliqiao Station, and get off at Beijing West Railway Station.
The duration is about 20 minutes and costs 3 yuan.
By Taxi: TheThe duration is about 21 minutes and costs 23 yuan.
Beijing Railway Station
By Subway: Subway Line No. 10 → Subway Line No. 5
1.Take subway no.10 at Fengtai Railway Station, and get off at Songjiazhuang Station.
2.Take subway no.5 at Songjiazhuang Station, and get off at Chongwenmen Railway Station.
The duration is about 1 hour and costs 5 yuan.
By Taxi:The duration is about 35 minutes and costs 36 yuan.
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