Wuxi Metro

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Wuxi Metro
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Overview
Locale Wuxi, China
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 1
Number of stations 24
Operation
Began operation 1 July 2014[1]
Operator(s) Wuxi Metro Corporation
Character Mostly underground, with some elevated alignment
Number of vehicles 23
Train length 6–cars
Technical
System length 29.42 km (18.28 mi)[1]
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification (?)
System map

MAP FOR WUXI METRO.png

Wuxi Metro is a metro system with one line in operation in the city of Wuxi, Jiangsu province, China. Line 2 is currently under construction.[2] Line 1 begin operations on the 1 July 2014.[1]

Line in operation[edit]

Line Termini
(District)
Opened Newest
Extension
Length
km
Stations
01Line 1 Yanqiao
(Huishan)
Changguangxi
(Binhu)
2014 29.42 24
Total 29.42 24

Line 1[edit]

Main article: Line 1, Wuxi Metro

Line 1 runs north to south over 29 kilometers (18 mi) with 24 stations. Most of the route is underground, with only 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) running on an elevated alignment. CSR Zhuzhou supplied 23 six-car trainsets for the system.[3]

Future plans[edit]

Route Name Termini Planned Opening Length Stations Status Notes
Line 2 1st Phase Meiyuan (梅园) Anzhen (安镇) December 2014 26.74 km 22 Under construction [4]
Line 3 1st Phase 36.95 km 22 planned [4]
Line 4 1st Phase 40.45 km 26 planned [4]
Line 5 1st Phase 21.8 km 17 planned [4]
Line 6 1st Phase 28 km long-range plan
Line 7 1st Phase 30 km long-range plan
Line 8A 1st Phase 24 km long-range plan
Line 8B 1st Phase 9 km long-range plan

Line 2[edit]

Main article: Line 2, Wuxi Metro

Line 2, under construction, will run east to west with 21 stations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "无锡地铁7月1日开通 全长29.42公里". jssfxw.com. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  2. ^ http://news.wuxi.soufun.com/2011-02-12/4497606.htm
  3. ^ "Wuxi metro begins trial operation". Railway Gazette International. May 29, 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-01. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Wuxi Metro News". November 5, 2009. Retrieved 2012-06-05.