Zhengzhou Metro

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Zhengzhou Metro
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Overview
Owner Zhengzhou Municipal People's Government
Locale Zhengzhou, China
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 1
Number of stations 20
Website www.zzmetro.com
Operation
Began operation 26 December 2013[1]
Operator(s) Zhengzhou Metro Group Corporation
Technical
System length 26.34 km (16 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (standard gauge)
System map

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Zhengzhou Metro
Simplified Chinese 郑州轨道
Traditional Chinese 鄭州軌道

Zhengzhou Metro (Chinese: 郑州轨道) is a rapid transit metro rail network serving urban and suburban districts of Zhengzhou municipality. The plans of Zhengzhou Metro line 1 and Zhengzhou Metro line 2 were approved by National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in February 2009.[2] Construction of Line 1 started on June 6, 2009.[3] Line 2 started construction in December 28, 2010.[4] As planned, Line 1 commenced services on 26 December 2013 and Line 2 will be finished in 2015 .[5]

Line in operation[edit]

Line Terminals
(District)
Opened Newest
Extension
Length
km
Stations
01Line 1 Xiliuhu
(Zhongyuan)
Zhengzhou Sports Center
(Jinshui)
2013 26.34 20
Total 26.34 20

Line 1[edit]

Line 1, is a west-east line with a total length of 34.84 km, starting from Zhengzhou University New Campus and ending in Muzhuang.

The first phase which runs West to East has 22 stations and is 26.34 km long. The phase is entirely underground and opened in 2013.[3]

CSR Zhuzhou supplied six-car Type B metro trains for Line 1 under a contract signed in January 2011.[1]

Under construction[edit]

Line 2[edit]

Line 2, a north-south line with a total length of 27.30 km, starting from Huiji District and ending in Zhanmatun, with 21 Stations.[4] The phase hat is under construction has 16 stations (14 underground, 2 elevated), 19.05 km (17.25 km underground), opening 2015.[6]

Other lines[edit]

In total six lines are planned.[1]

Line # Description Length (km) Stations Notes
Line 3 East West Line 40.78 31 Construction of first phase starts in 2014, opening 2018[7]
Line 4 "Z" shaped line 35.27 26 Construction of first phase starts July 2015, opening 2020[8][9]
Line 5 Ring line 41.8 31 Completion of entire line set to 2016[7][10]
Line 6 Southwest to Northeast line 25.21 20 [11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Zhengzhou metro Line 1 train contract awarded". Railway Gazette International. 3 February 2011. 
  2. ^ (Chinese) "郑州地铁论坛 "郑州地铁获国务院批准 每公里成本近6亿今年开工" 河南日报大河网 Dahe.cn Feb 13 2009
  3. ^ a b "郑州地铁1号线正式开工 时速最高可达80公里" (in Chinese). 大河网. 2009-06-08. 
  4. ^ a b "郑州地铁2号线一期工程开工 计划2015年7月1日试运营" (in Chinese). 河南日报. 2010-12-29. 
  5. ^ (Chinese)"地铁未来将出现在郑州市" 中广网 CNR.cn Feb. 13, 2009
  6. ^ "郑州地铁2号线16日开工 明年将同时开建3条地铁线" (in Chinese). 河南商报. 2010-06-02. 
  7. ^ a b "郑州轨道交通3号线"芳容初露" 全长42.65公里设站30座" (in Chinese). 人民网. 2009-08-01. 
  8. ^ "郑州轨道交通4号线像个"Z"字 唯一不经过主城区线路" (in Chinese). 河南商报. 2009-09-17. 
  9. ^ "郑州轨道交通4号线前期工作启动投资估算总额83718万" (in Chinese). 东方今报. 2011-07-06. 
  10. ^ "郑州轨道交通5号线通过预评审 走向与BRT主线类似" (in 简体中文). 大河报. 2009-08-15. 
  11. ^ "郑州轨道交通4号线6号线露脸 可行性报告通过评审" (in Chinese). 东方今报. 2009-09-17. 
  12. ^ "郑州轨道交通6号线牵起西南东北 拟设20个站点" (in Chinese). 河南商报. 2009-09-17. 

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