Ordos, September 18 - The Westline Railway Project of Shandong Energy Xinwen Mining Group is officially started.
On the same day, at the commence ceremony of the autumn major project construction in Ordos held in the Shanghaimiao Economic Development Zone, nine major projects in total were launched, involving coal, electricity, coal chemical industry and so on. The Westline is included as an important strategic planning project of the local government for the further development of Shanghaimiao energy and chemical industry base.
The Westline will connect mines ofInner Mongolia Energy with fine chemical industry parks, providing vital logistic services for major energy companies and surrounding power plants. It will also undertake coal and coke transportation in the western mining area of Shanghaimiao. The main line of the project is 25.817 km in length, with 1 connecting station and 2 loading stations, with a capacity of 14.5 million tons per year. The total investment of the project is 800 million yuan, and the project is planned to be completed in October 2019.