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)
3 (rapid transit)
Number of stations 80
Daily ridership 140,000 (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 length

Total: 87.4 km (54.3 mi)

  • Light rail interchange 31.9 km (19.8 mi)
  • Urban rail transit in China 55.5 km (34.5 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 87.4 kilometers (54.3 mi) with 80 stations.[citation needed]. 4 sections of 4 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. Construction on extending Line 3 started in 2014. Construction on extending Line 2 started in 2018.

Network[edit]

Line Terminals
(District)
Opened 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)
2011 2012 18.7 15
Trams in China Light rail total 31.9 33
Urban rail transit in China Metro total 55.5 47
Grand total 87.4 80

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.

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

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
  • Before end of 2018:  8  North Ring Rd. - GUANGTONG Rd. [3]

Planned Projects[edit]

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

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