It is recently learned that the first box girder of Nanning-Chongzuo High-speed Railway (hereinafter referred to as the Railway) for Nanning section has been successfully erected, which means the pace of the construction of the Railway has been further accelerated. Totally, there are 1,181 box girders to be erected along the Railway and bridges take up more than one third of the whole line. By now, 126 girders have been erected and the rest are expected to be completed by March 2021.
It is reported that the Railway has a total length of 119 kilometers. Starting from Nanning transportation junction in the east, going beneath Nanning Wuxu International Airport, passing by Fusui County and Quli County and leading to Chongzuo South Railway Station, upon completion, the Railway can realize the seamless connection between railway transportation, civil aviation and urban mass transit and the travelling time from Nanning to Chongzuo will be reduced from the original two hours to half an hour. The Railway is also expected to extend to Pingxiang City and connect with Vietnam Railway. Until now, the land requisition and housing demolition along the whole line have been basically finished; the pile foundation of bridge construction has been completed by 87%; the bridge pier by 50%, the girder erection by 10% and the tunnel construction by 28.9%.