Jinshan Railway, upgraded from a suburban branch of the local rail network, has nine stations along a 56.4-kilometer route that traverses Xuhui, Minhang, Songjiang and Jinshan districts. It runs from Shanghai South Railway Station across Xinzhuang, Chunshen, Xinqiao, Chedun, Yexie, Tinglin, and Jinshan Yuanqu stations before ending at Jinshanwei Station. Three stations are located in Jinshan District.
Jinshan Railway is a national grade-A railway with a top speed of 160km/hour. It was jointly financed by the Ministry of Railways and the Shanghai government with a total investment of 4.084 billion yuan (US$648 million). Shanghai Jinshan Railway Co Ltd is responsible for its construction and operation.
Shanghai-Hangzhou High-speed Railway
Shanghai-Hangzhou High-speed Railway also has a station in Jinshan, the Jinshan North station.
Shanghai-Hangzhou High-speed Railway, aka Huhang Intra-city High-speed Rail, is part of the Shanghai-Kunming trunk railway. It starts from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, stopping on route in Songjiang, Jinshan North, Jiashan, Jiaxing, Tongxiang, Haining, and Yuhang before arriving at Hangzhou East Railway Station.
The 160-kilometer rail is 87 percent built on bridges. It is designed with a maximum speed of 350 kilometers per hour. Its construction began in February 26, 2009 and the railway went into operation on October 26, 2010.