Changchun Subway

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Changchun Subway
Changchun Light Rail Transit icon.svg
Overview
Locale Changchun, Jilin, China
Transit type Rapid transit & Light rail
Number of lines 1 (light rail)
2 (rapid transit)
Number of stations 49
Daily ridership 140,000 (2012 Daily Avg.)
200,000 (2012 Peak)[1]
Operation
Began operation
  • Light rail interchange 30 October 2002
  • Rapid transit 30 June 2011
Technical
System length

Total: 50.63 km (31.46 mi)

  • Light rail interchange 31.9 km (19.8 mi)
  • Rapid transit 35 km (22 mi)
System map

Map of Changchun Light Rail Transit en.svg

Changchun Subway
Simplified Chinese 长春地铁
Traditional Chinese 長春地鐵
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 长春轨道交通
Traditional Chinese 長春軌道交通

Changchun Subway or Changchun Rail Transit is rail mass transit system in the city of Changchun, Jilin province, China. Its first line, Line 3, is the first true light rail line in Mainland China. The initial phase of Line 3 was completed in 2001, the 2nd phase was completed in 2006. It officially opened to revenue service in October 2002. The current total length of the route is 50.63 kilometers (31.46 mi) with 49 stations.[citation needed] 4 sections of 4 Lines are under construction.[2]

The system will be expanded by an east west of conventional metro line and one light metro line. Construction of the first line of metro (Line 1), with 18 stations and a length of 20.12 kilometers (12.50 mi), started in 2011, and it is planned to open for service in 2016.[citation needed] Construction on a second metro line (Line 2) started in 2012. Construction on a third light rail line (Line Beihu) started in 2014. Construction on extending Line 3 started in 2014.

Network[edit]

Line Terminals
(District)
Opened Newest
Extension
Length
km
Stations
Rapid transit  1  Beihuan
(Kuancheng)
Hongzuizi
(Nanguan)
2017 - 16.3 15
Light rail interchange  3  Changchunzhan
(Kuancheng)
Changyingshijicheng
(Nanguan)
2002 2006 31.9 33
Rapid transit  4  Changchunzhanbei
(Kuancheng)
Chechang
(Nanguan)
2011 2012 18.7 16
Light rail total 31.9 33
Metro total 35 31
Grand total 66.9 64

Line 1[edit]

Line 1 is the first fully underground line in Changchun running in the north south axis of Changchun.

Line 3[edit]

Line 3 is a light rail line in a S shape through Changchun.

Line 4[edit]

Line 4 is the first fully grade separated light metro line in Changchun running in the north south axis of Changchun.

Lines under construction and future expansions[edit]

Lines Under Construction[edit]

  • 201?:  3  Underground section grade separating the line from Furongqiao to Weihuanggong
  • Before 2018:  2  Guojiqichenggongyuan - Dongfangguangchang

Planned Projects[edit]

  • 20??:  5  Fufeng - Xinglongshan
  • 20??:  6  Changchun West Railway Station - Fuzhilu
  • 20??:  7  Bailongju - Taipingcun
  • 20??: Line  8   9   10 

The History and Lines of the Changchun Subway[edit]

Lines Serving Now[edit]

  • 30 October 2002:  3  (Phase 1) Changchun Railway Station - Weiguangjie
  • 26 December 2006:  3  (Phase 2) Weiguangjie - Changyingshijicheng
  • 30 June 2011:  4  Dongdaqiao - Chechang
  • 7 May 2012:  4  Northern Stop of Changchun Railway Station - Dongdaqiao
  • 30 June 2017:  1  Beihuan - Hongzuizi about 16.3km

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