Changsha Metro

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Changsha Metro
Changsha Metro logo.svg
Overview
Locale Changsha, China
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 2
Number of stations 43
Daily ridership 355,200 (2014 Peak)
Website http://www.hncsmtr.com/
Operation
Began operation April 29, 2014
Operator(s) Changsha Metro Corporation Ltd.
Technical
System length 50.2 kilometres (31.2 mi)
System map

ChangSha Metro Map.png

Changsha Metro (Chinese: 长沙地铁; pinyin: Chángshā Dìtiě) is a metro system in Changsha, the capital city of Hunan province in China. The first operational line, Line 2, started service on April 29, 2014.[1]

Line in operation[edit]

Line Terminals
(District)
Opened Newest
Extension
Length
km
Stations
 1  North Coach Station
(Kaifu)
Shangshuangtang
(Yuhua)
2016 2016 23.55 20
 2  West Meixi Lake
(Yuelu)
Guangda
(Changsha Co.)
2014 2015 26.579 23
Total 50.2 43
Changsha Railway Station (Line 2, Changsha Metro).
Juzizhou Station

Line 1[edit]

Line 1 construction began in 2010 and was open on Jun 28, 2016.[2][1] Line 1 has a line length of 23.62 kilometres (14.68 mi) with 20 stations, of which 1 is elevated and 19 are underground.[3] The construction budget is 14.2 billion RMB.[1]

Line 2[edit]

Line 2 is also known as Huangxing Line, runs from west to east Changsha. It was opened on 29 April 2014 and extended in December 2015. This line is 26.579  km long with 23 stations.

Lines under construction[edit]

Line 3[edit]

Line 3 started construction on January 3, 2014. It will open to public in 2018. It will have a total length of 36.4 kilometers and 25 stations. It will go from Shangtang to Guangsheng.

Line 4[edit]

Line 4 started construction on December 31, 2014. It will open to public in 2019. It will have a total length of 33.6 kilometers and 24 stations. It will go from Guanziling to Dujiaping.

Line 5[edit]

Line 5 started construction in 2015. It will open to traffic in 2020. It will have a total length of 22.5 km and 18 stations. It will go from Shidai Yangguang Avenue to Panlong Road.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Changsha metro opens". railwaygazette.com. April 29, 2014. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ 地铁1号线今日开通 长沙迈入地铁换乘时代 (in Chinese). 长沙新闻网. June 28, 2016. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ 长沙地铁1号线一期工程可研报告获批 2015年全面竣工 (in Chinese). 长沙新闻网. October 26, 2010. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 

Coordinates: 28°12′13″N 112°57′28″E / 28.2035°N 112.9577°E / 28.2035; 112.9577