Hefei Metro

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Hefei Metro
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Overview
Locale Hefei, Anhui, China
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 2 (under construction)
Number of stations 25 (2016)
Operation
Operation will start 2016[1]
Operator(s) Hefei Urban Mass Transit Co., Ltd.
Technical
System length 29 km (18 mi) (2016)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge

Hefei Metro (Chinese: 合肥地铁) is a rapid transit system in Hefei currently under construction. Line 1 begun construction on 1 June 2012. First a 4.4 km test line will be the first section completed. By 2016 the test section will be reformed into the new 29 km long line 1 and opened to the public.[1] Line one is a north-south line with 25 stations.[2] Line 2, which is also under construction will open in 2017[3] and be the first east-west subway in Hefei. It will have a length of 27 km and 22 stations.[4]

Line 1 will run from Hefei Railway Station to the newly developed Lake District passing though Hefei South Railway Station. A Line 1's has an investment estimate of 13 billion yuan, with the average cost of 533 million yuan / line km.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 合肥市轨道交通1号线工程开工建设新闻发布稿,合肥市政府网站
  2. ^ "合肥轨道交通1号线试验段开工 2号线2011年开工". 中部崛起网. 2009-08-07. Retrieved 2012-07-13. 
  3. ^ 轨道2号线有望2017年试运营
  4. ^ "中铁二十四局开挖合肥城市轨道交通"第一钻"". 中华铁道网. 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2010-02-27. 
  5. ^ 煤炭工业合肥设计研究院 (August 2008). 合肥市轨道交通一号线一期工程 环境影响报告书. Retrieved 2010-02-27. 

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