Coal transportation is guaranteed this winter

Reporter Qi Hui

Since December 12, Beijing has received snowfall, and most parts of the country have also cooled. Whether the heating supply can be stable this winter and whether the heating coal can be delivered to the power plant on time and in sufficient quantities has become a topic of concern for the people.

As the main force of thermal coal transportation, local railway departments have stepped up their efforts to ensure the smooth operation of all links.

"According to the needs of coal storage, heating and power generation of 45 power plants in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, to ensure the transportation and supply of thermal coal, the freight centers of the Beijing Bureau of China Railway have strengthened communication with power plants, kept abreast of thermal coal inventory, daily consumption, arrival and unloading, etc., understood the follow-up thermal coal transportation needs of enterprises, and ensured that the direct power supply plant stored coal for more than 20 days." The relevant person in charge of the Beijing Bureau of China Railway introduced.

Before the snowfall, the Beijing Bureau of China Railway was fully prepared. According to the data, on December 12, the bureau loaded 9,5179 vehicles of thermal coal, accounting for 71.1% of the overall coal loading. The inventory of 45 railway direct power supply plants in the tube was 777.4 million tons, an increase of 188.3 million tons or 32% year-on-year, and the number of consumable days was 29.6 days, an increase of 8.1 days year-on-year.

The Beijing Freight Center investigates in detail the coal source, air distribution, loading and unloading trucks and machines of the 12 power plants in the pipe, understands the transportation status and demand of the enterprise, and dynamically grasps the expected arrival, coal inventory, unit maintenance and average daily consumption; The whole process of thermal coal unloading and emptying is realistic, and the arrival and alignment dynamics of unloading are closely monitored. Coordinate and linkage with thermal coal loading and unloading related stations, vehicles and other departments to achieve "fast alignment, fast unloading, and fast emptying", and improve the organizational efficiency of circulating trains.

China's coal reserves are highly concentrated, and there is an obvious geographical distance between the production area and the sales area, and thermal coal needs to be transported over long distances. The railway department not only strengthens the organization and deployment in the sales area, but also strengthens coordination and cooperation in the production area and channel transportation, and strives for close cooperation among all links to achieve efficient coal transportation.

The Daqin Railway, an energy corridor for the "West-to-East Coal Transport", connects Datong in Shanxi Province and Qinhuangdao in Hebei Province. In order to increase the intensity of energy transportation and supply, on October 10, Daqin Railway completed the autumn centralized maintenance 19 days ahead of schedule, released the winter coal transportation capacity, and the daily coal transportation volume reached an average of 4.125 million tons, fully guaranteeing the coal demand of more than 5 railway direct power plants across the country.

"In order to accurately grasp the coal consumption of power plants, China Railway Taiyuan Bureau Group Co., Ltd. organized special personnel to send letters and visit the seven major downstream power groups and direct power supply plants, so that the transportation capacity is fully satisfied, and the power plants with less than 20 days of coal storage can be consumed, and the power plants with less than 15 days of consumable days are dynamically cleared." The relevant person in charge of China Railway Taiyuan Bureau Group introduced.

In order to reasonably arrange the transportation capacity, China Railway Taiyuan Bureau Group Co., Ltd. has strengthened the docking with coal enterprises, done a good job in the implementation of coal sources, coordinated the environmental pollution control of highway coal transportation, and improved the transportation capacity of "road to rail". The Daqin Railway runs about 90 pairs of heavy-haul trains every day, and continuously increases the proportion of 2,11-ton heavy-haul trains to ensure that coal transportation "gives priority to approval, air allocation, loading, release, and unloading". In November, the Daqin Railway transported a total of 3766.3 million tons of coal, an increase of 8.12% month-on-month, fully ensuring the demand for coal for power generation and heating this winter and next spring.

In Inner Mongolia, the main coal producing area, in view of the actual situation that heating has begun in the northeast, northwest and north China, the Hohhot Bureau of China Railway will focus on the coal transportation needs of heating enterprises, and give full play to the role of railway backbone transportation channels such as Baotou to Tangshan, Haole Baoji to Ji'an, Jining to Tongliao, Linhe to Hami, Xilinhot to Ulanhot, etc., to give priority to meeting the production coal transportation needs of heating enterprises. For the emergency supply needs of enterprises in Northeast China, East China, South China and other places, organize personnel to go deep into power plants in Northeast China, North China and other places, dynamically grasp the unloading, inventory and consumption situation, and give priority to ensuring the coal demand of power plants and heating enterprises with low inventory.

The relevant person in charge of the Hohhot Bureau of China Railway said that the bureau and the relevant league cities of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, such as industry and information technology, development and reform, have established a working mechanism for emergency supply and supply of thermal coal, so as to timely grasp the supply, storage and consumption of power plants and the transportation needs of key thermal coal, ensure sufficient supply of thermal coal, and ensure that the people are warm in winter.