Shanghai West Railway Station, also known as Shanghai West Railway Station, is situated in Putuo District, Shanghai, originally known as Zhenru Station, about 5 kilometers east of Shanghai Station. Shanghai West Railway Station is a modern and large-scale comprehensive transportation hub integrating Shanghai-Nanjing Intercity High-speed Rail, Shanghai Urban Rail Transit and Urban Public Transport.
Most of the trains between Shanghai-Hangzhou and Shanghai-Nanjing lines need to be returned from Shanghai West Railway Station and the Shanghai-Nanjing High-speed Railway train stops. Today, Shanghai West Railway Station has become a new modern transportation hub integrating Shanghai-Nanjing Intercity High-speed Railway, Urban Rail Transit and Urban Public Transportation, cooperating with the construction of Putuo District as a sub-center of Shanghai. It is one of the important measures for the construction of traffic circle in the Yangtze River Delta metropolis.
Location: Shiquan Road, Putuo District, Shanghai (Freight Transport), 22 Taopu Road, Zhenru Town, Putuo District, Shanghai (Passenger Transport)
Postal Code: 200061 (Freight Transport); 200333 (Passenger Transport)
History: Founded in 1905
Location: 5 km from Shanghai Station, 196 km from Hangzhou Station (Shanghai-Hangzhou Line) and 1458 km from Beijing Station
Attribution: under the jurisdiction of Shanghai Railway Administration
Grade: First class station
Passenger Transport: Check-in and landing of passengers on Shanghai-Nanjing High-speed Railway; Luggage and parcels
Freight: Handling the arrival of the whole vehicle and container cargo; Handling the storage of the whole vehicle cargo before shipment; Not handling the arrival of timber and bamboo; Dangerous cargo only handling the arrival of asphalt and lime.
On July 1, 2007, passenger transport was suspended, and on July 1, 2010, passenger transport business (Shanghai-Nanjing high-speed railway stops) was resumed. Freight transport is still in use.