Alashankou railway stationEdit profile
Coordinates: 45°10′13″N 82°34′13″E / 45.17028°N 82.57028°E / 45.17028; 82.57028
Alashankou railway station (Chinese: 阿拉山口站; pinyin: Ālāshānkǒu zhàn), also known as Alataw Pass railway station (also spelt Alatau and Ala Tau) is a railway station in Börtala Mongol Autonomous Prefecture of China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Located on the Chinese side of the Dzungarian Gate pass through the Dzungarian Alatau mountain range at the 2358.376 km point of Lanxin railway, it is the last station on the Northern Xinjiang branch of the Lanxin railway before entering Kazakhstan. It is the only railway port of entry in western China.