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The Kuytun-Beitun Railway
or Kuibei Railway
(奎北铁路) is a single-track railway in Xinjiang
Xinjiang is an autonomous region of the People's Republic of China. It is the largest Chinese administrative division and spans over 1.6 million km2...
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between Kuytun and Beitun. The railway branches from the Northern Xinjiang Railway
The Northern Xinjiang Railway or Beijiang Railway is a railway in Xinjiang, China between Urumqi, the regional capital of Xinjiang and Alashankou on the border with Kazakhstan...
at Kuytun and heads north across the Junggar Basin to Beitun, near Altay, passing through Karamay
Karamay, Qaramay or Kelamayi is a prefecture-level city in the north of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, in northwestern China...
Urho District is a district within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administrative jurisdiction of the Karamay City. It contains an area of 2,229 km2. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 10,000.- Transport :...
, and Fuhai (Burultoqay). The railway is 468.5 km in length The railway opened to freight traffic on December 29, 2009 and passenger traffic on June 1, 2011.