Changchun Subway

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Changchun Subway
Changchun Light Rail Transit icon.svg
Overview
LocaleChangchun, Jilin, China
Transit typeRapid transit & Light rail
Number of lines1 (light rail)
4 (rapid transit)
Number of stations92
Daily ridership140,000 (2012 Daily Avg.)
200,000 (2012 Peak)[1]
Operation
Began operation
  • Light rail interchange 30 October 2002
  • Urban rail transit in China 30 June 2011
Operator(s)Changchun Railway Traffic Group Co., Ltd.
Technical
System lengthTotal: 100.7 km (62.6 mi)
  • Light rail interchange 31.9 km (19.8 mi)
  • Urban rail transit in China 68.8 km (42.8 mi)
System map

Changchun Metro System Map.png

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 100.7 kilometers (62.6 mi) with 92 stations.[citation needed]. 3 sections of 3 Lines are under construction.[2]

Construction of the first metro line (Line 1), with 15 stations and a length of 16.3 kilometers (10.1 mi), started in 2011, and opened for service on 30 June 2017. Construction on the second metro line (Line 2), with 18 stations and a length of 20.5 kilometers (12.7 mi), started in 2012, and opened for service on 30 August 2018. Construction on the third light rail line (Line 8) started in 2014, and opened for service on 30 October 2018. Construction on extending Line 3 started in 2014. Construction on extending Line 2 started in 2018.

Network[edit]

Line Terminals
(District)
Commencement Newest
Extension
Length
km
Stations
Urban rail transit in China  1  North Ring Rd.
(Kuancheng)
Hongzuizi
(Nanguan)
2017 - 16.3 14
Urban rail transit in China  2  Shuangfeng
(Luyuan)
Dongfang Square
(Erdao)
2018 - 20.5 18
Trams in China  3  Changchun Railway Station
(Kuancheng)
Changyingshijicheng
(Nanguan)
2002 2006 31.9 33
Urban rail transit in China  4  Changchun Railway Station (N)
(Kuancheng)
Chechang
(Nanguan)
2012 2012 18.7 15
Urban rail transit in China  8  North Ring Rd.
(Kuancheng)
Guangtong Road
(Kuancheng)
2018 - 13.3 12
Trams in China Light rail total 31.9 33
Urban rail transit in China Metro total 68.8 59
Grand total 100.7 92

Line 1[edit]

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

Line 2[edit]

Line 2 is the second fully underground line in Changchun running in the east west 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.

Line 8[edit]

Line 8 is a rapid transit line running from south to north in northern Changchun.

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  Changchun Railway Station North - Dongdaqiao
  • 30 June 2017:  1  North Ring Rd. - HONGZUIZI
  • 30 August 2018:  2  SHUANGFENG - DONGFANG Square
  • 30 October 2018:  8  North Ring Rd. - GUANGTONG Road

Lines under construction and future expansions[edit]

Lines Under Construction[edit]

  • Around 2020:  3  Grade separating the line between Liaoninglu and Changchun railway station and extending it to Weihuanggong connecting with Line 4
  • Around 2020:  3  Grade separating surface line from Furongqiao to Weihuanggong [3]

Planned Projects[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://life.365jilin.com/life/20121222/454106.html
  2. ^ http://www.ditiezu.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=358087&highlight=%B9%A4%B3%CC
  3. ^ "中国轨道交通城市,长春竞争力名列第12!明年长春地铁还有这些大事件". news.sina.com.cn. Retrieved 2018-01-06.

See also[edit]

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