Changzhou Metro

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Changzhou Metro
LocaleChangzhou, Jiangsu, China
Transit typeRapid transit
Number of lines6 (planned)
Operation will start2019
System length208 km (129 mi) (planned)

The Changzhou Metro is a metro system in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, China. The first line has been under construction since 28 October 2014, and is scheduled to open in 2019. The network is planned to comprise six lines with a total length of about 208 kilometres (129 mi) by 2030.[1][2]


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Construction for Line 1 began on 28 October 2014. The first phase runs from South Xiashu (南夏墅) in the south to Chunjiang (春江) in the north. It will be 34 kilometres (21 mi) long, with 29 stations, including 27 underground and 2 elevated. Line 1 is scheduled to open in 2019.[2] The line will eventually be extended to 42 kilometres (26 mi) long.[1]

Construction for Line 2 began on 13 February 2017. It is 36 kilometres (22 mi) long, from Qingfeng Park Station to Wuyi Road Station.[1]

Line 3 is scheduled to be 29 kilometres (18 mi) long, from Changzhou North Railway Station to Miaoqiao Station.[1]

Line 4 is scheduled to be 36 kilometres (22 mi) long, from Xinlong Zutuan Center Station to Jianhu Station.[1]

Line 5 is scheduled to be 28 kilometres (17 mi) long, from Qinglong Station to West Taihu Science City Station.[1]

Line 6 is scheduled to be 37 kilometres (23 mi) long, from Xuejia Station to West Taihu Science City Station.[1]

In addition, a network of 68 kilometres (42 mi) of light rail is planned to be built to connect the Changzhou Metro system to outlying areas and neighbouring cities.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h 常州地铁1号线正式开建 2019年试运行 [Construction for Line 1 of Changzhou Metro begins, operation to start in 2019]. Yangtse Evening Post (in Chinese). 29 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b 常州地铁1号线正式开工. Xinhua (in Chinese). 29 October 2014.