☝ Shanghai West Railway Station. With Zhenru Station as the former name, Shanghai West Railway Station was initially built in 1905. It resumed service on July 1, 2010 after re-construction. As a first class station on Beijing - Shanghai Railway, Shanghai - Kunming Railway and Shanghai - Nanjing Intercity Railway, Shanghai West Railway Station has a station building with construction area of 84,000 square meters. The station now serves around 30 trains per day.
☞ Name: Shanghai West Railway Station、 Shanghaixi Railway Station ☛ Chinese Name: 上海火车西站、上海西站 ☑ Address: No.22, Taopu Road, Zhenru Town Sub-district Office, Putuo District, Shanghai ☒ Chinese Address: 上海市普陀区真如镇街道桃浦路22号 🚄 Number of Platforms: 3 platforms with 8 tracks ➀ classfication: first class station 🚉 TMIS Code: 30662 ☎ Telephone: 0086-21-95105105. Please note, the operator speaks Chinese only. 🕐 Opening Hours: 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
🚌 Getting here by Bus: Shanghai city bus routes 01, 106, 129, 319, 768, 944 and Changzheng 1 stop at Shanghai West Station (上海西站)
🚇 Getting here by Metro: Shanghai Metro Line 11 stops at West Shanghai Railway Station (上海火车西站). Travelers are advised to leave from No. 4 exit of the metro station to be able to walk to the railway station more quickly.
☝ Waiting Room of Shanghai West Railway Station. Even though there are several hundreds trains passing each day, only a few trains would make stop for Shanghai West Railway Station, therefore, the railway station is less busy and less crowded. For this reason, it is better for travelers to come here to take the train as the west station provides really good travel environment. Security and ticket check procedures won't take you much time as there are not many people queuing here. Even if you arrive the station just 10 minutes before the train leaves, you will have no problem to successfully catch the train. Many travelers going to Suzhou, Wuxi, Changzhou, Zhenjiang, Nanjing, Hefei and etc. would intentionally go here to take their trains as it can save lots of waiting time.
From Shanghai Pudong International Airport, passengers can take Shanghai Metro line 2 to alight at Jiangsu Road station and then change metro line 11 to continue the journey for West Shanghai Railway Station. Journey time is about 2 hours and ticket price is CNY 8 Yuan.
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