Xinhua News Agency, Lanzhou, November 5 Topic: Expanding capacity, improving efficiency, ensuring smooth supply – Observation on Gansu Railway Department’s winter preparation to ensure supply
Xinhua News Agency reporter Li Jie
At the beginning of November, Gansu has fully entered the heating season, and China Railway Lanzhou Bureau Group Co., Ltd., as an important hub of the northwest railway, has also ushered in its hottest period.
In Jiuquan City, which is the starting point of the Hexi Corridor’s major coal transportation channel and a key node for Xinjiang coal transportation, the railway department is at full capacity to ensure coal shipments. Walking into Yumen East Station, 10 special lines are operating efficiently. Lei Tianliang, director of Yumen East Station of Jiayuguan Railway Depot, told reporters that currently the station has four teams working in shifts 24 hours a day, and can load and unload 500 thermal coal trains on average every day. More cars. In October, the station has completed the loading of more than 14,000 thermal coal trucks and transported nearly 940,000 tons of thermal coal.
Employees of the Jiuquan Freight Sales Office of China Railway Lanzhou Bureau Group Co., Ltd. perform coal loading operations. (Photo by Zhang Yuezhi)
China Railway Lanzhou Bureau Group Co., Ltd. has jurisdiction over 17 trunk lines including Lanzhou-Xinjiang High-speed Railway, Baolan-Lanzhou High-speed Railway, Yinxi-Xinjiang High-speed Railway, and Yinlan-Lanzhou High-speed Railway, connecting 7 provinces and autonomous regions including Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi, and Sichuan. Close contact. Among them, the Lanzhou-Xinjiang Railway is the main freight line and the main channel for coal transportation from Xinjiang. It has an annual transportation volume of about 50 million tons and is extremely busy in the fourth quarter of each year.
“This year we not only planned in advance, but also made dynamic adjustments to ensure the effectiveness of supply guarantee.” Wang Dalin, chief dispatcher of China Railway Lanzhou Bureau Group Co., Ltd. said that in view of the fact that the demand for coal for power generation and heating will increase significantly in the fourth quarter, the Bureau will During the quarterly map adjustment, 7 inter-bureau cargo trains were added. At the same time, the transportation organization and coordination mechanism of each station and freight center within the management is strengthened, and the coal storage, consumption, loading and unloading, and on-site transportation information of upstream and downstream enterprises are timely grasped, and coal sources and transportation needs are implemented to ensure uninterrupted supply.
As the core of the bureau’s freight organization, the Lanzhou Freight Center has also strengthened loading and unloading equipment for freight yards with large coal shipments. Currently, it has added 11 loaders. At the same time, the center monitors the coal supply, inventory and coal consumption of 17 power plants within its jurisdiction in real time to ensure supply.
In Lanzhou City, reporters found that full-time railway staff directly stationed at thermal power plants and dedicated coal lines to directly observe the operation of freight trains and dynamically adjust transportation plans. “Knowing the traffic flow situation in real time can avoid line backlogs to the greatest extent and improve vehicle dispatching efficiency.” Song Jingqing, assistant field attendant at Lanzhou Station, told reporters that the team pays close attention to all aspects of picking up, aligning, and transporting vehicles, and implements priority plans and priority Empty allocation, priority for loading and unloading.
The shunter at Yingchuanbao Station took the train and entered the dedicated line of Xigu Thermal Power Co., Ltd. to perform operations. (Photo by Liu Junhua)
At Lanzhou North Railway Station, the largest network-type marshalling yard under the management of China Railway Lanzhou Bureau Group Co., Ltd., railway employees gave priority to demarshalling the coal trains. After the carriages were rearranged and combined, they became new trains and accelerated to their destinations. land. Cui Xiaofeng, deputy station director of Lanzhou North Railway Station, said that the station gives full play to the advantages of “station-machine integration” and rationally allocates uplink and downlink system power and line utilization to ensure that special coal trains can enter and leave quickly. For example, the station has an intermediate station under the jurisdiction of Ying Chuanbao Station has strengthened communication and cooperation with Xigu Thermal Power Co., Ltd., using dedicated lines for pickup and delivery, shortening the parking time of special trains and opening up a “fast lane” for loading and unloading.
On the 5th, Gansu experienced widespread snowfall. The long steel train loaded with coal faced the wind and snow and galloped across the land of Longyuan, not only delivering warmth to all parts of the province, but also transporting high-quality coal from the northwest to the whole country. (over)