Ürümqi Metro

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Ürümqi Metro
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Overview
Locale Ürümqi, Xinjiang, China
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 1 (start)
2 (under construction)
3 (proposed)
Operation
Operation will start 2019
Operator(s) Ürümqi Rail Transit Corporation
Technical
System length 26.5 kilometres (start)

The Ürümqi Metro (Chinese: 乌鲁木齐地铁 Uyghur: ئۈرۈمچى مېتروسى) is a metro system currently under construction in Ürümqi, capital of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China. The Ürümqi Metro has submitted plans for 7 lines totalling 211.9 km in length with an estimated cost of 31.24 billion yuan.[1]

Line 1[edit]

Line 1 has been approved and is currently under construction since 20 March 2014. Line 1 connects Ürümqi Diwopu Airport through downtown Ürümqi and ending at the Southern Long Distance Bus Station (南郊客运站). It has a total length of 26.5 km and 21 stations (16 underground, 5 elevated).[2] Line 1 was originally planned to open by the end of 2016[3] but projections have since been pushed back to the end of 2018,[4] and then to 2019.[5]

Line 1 (1号线, 1-لىنىيەسى)[edit]

  1. Ürümqi Airport 乌鲁木齐机场 ئۈرۈمچى ئايرودۇرۇمى
  2. Dadiwopao 大地窝堡 چوڭ دىئوپو
  3. Xuanrendun 宣仁墩 شۇەنرېندۈن
  4. Sangong 三工 سەنگۇڭ
  5. Yingbin Lukou 迎宾路口 مەرھابا يولى ئېغىزى
  6. Zhiwuyuan 植物园 ئۆسۈملۈكلەر باغچىسى
  7. Tiyuzhongxin 体育中心 تەنتەربىيە مەركىزى
  8. Tieluju 铁路局 تۆمۈريول ئىدارىسى
  9. Xiaoxigou 小西沟 شياۋشىگۇ
  10. Zhongyinggong 中营工 جۇڭيىڭگۇڭ
  11. Daxigou 大西沟 داشىگۇ
  12. Balou 八楼 اسەككىز قەۋەت
  13. Wangjialiang 王家梁 ۋاڭجيالياڭ
  14. Nanhu Beilu 南湖北路 يىكەنكۆل شىمالىي يولى
  15. Nanhu Guangchang 南湖广场 يىكەنكۆل مەيدانى
  16. Xinxingjie 新兴街 شىنشىڭ كوچىسى
  17. Beimen 北门 تۆگە دەڭ
  18. Nanmen 南门 ئاققۇۋۇق
  19. Erdaoqiao 二道桥 دۆڭكۆۋرۈك
  20. Xinjiang University 新疆大学 شىنجاڭ ئۇنىۋېرسىتېتى
  21. Santunbei 三屯碑 ئۈچتاش

Line 2[edit]

Line 2 is being planned to connect Ürümqi's High Speed railway station with the urban centre. Line 2 will have 15 elevated stations, a total length of 21.4 km and is planned to open in 2019.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 刘若涵إذا سحارةليو (2012-04-20). "新疆乌鲁木齐市投资312.4亿元建设两条轨道交通". 天山网. Retrieved 2012-10-24. 
  2. ^ 张亚庆 (2012-09-14). "乌鲁木齐市地铁一号线沿线勘查开始招标". 天山网. Retrieved 2012-10-24. 
  3. ^ 刘若涵 (2012-04-23). "乌鲁木齐轨道交通1号线计划2016年年底开通运营". 天山网. Retrieved 2013-01-01. 
  4. ^ 王媛媛 (2014-01-21). "乌鲁木齐市地铁1号线拟定站名 2018年底有望通车". 新华网. Retrieved 2014-01-31. 
  5. ^ http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/urban/single-view/view/urumqi-metro-construction-begins.html