|Transit type||Rapid transit|
|Number of lines||1
(+ 3 under construction)
|Number of stations||21|
|Began operation||May 18, 2016|
|Operator(s)||Fuzhou Metro Co.,Ltd.|
|System length||24.89 kilometres (15.47 mi)|
Fuzhou Metro (simplified Chinese: 福州地铁; traditional Chinese: 福州地鐵; pinyin: Fúzhōu Dìtiě) is a metro system in the city of Fuzhou, Fujian Province in China. The first line was planned to open in 2014 but was delayed to 2016 due to archaeological excavations. The operator is Fuzhou Metro Co.,Ltd.
Fuzhou Metro was approved for construction on 3 June 2009. Trial service closed to the public began on 30 December 2015 and lasted for three months. The first operational line (the south section of Line 1 from Sanchajie Station to Fuzhou South Railway Station) started service on May 18, 2016.
- 1 Lines
- 2 Tickets and Fares
- 3 Infrastructure
- 4 See also
- 5 References
- 6 External links
|Fuzhou South Railway Station
South Section of Line 1
The south section of Line 1 started service on May 18, 2016. This section is 9.76 km in length with 9 stations from Sanchajie to Fuzhou South Railway Station.
|Planned opening date||Route||Name||Terminals||Length (km)||Stations||Status||Notes|
|2019||Line 2||Suyang||Yangli||30.629||22||Under construction|
|Around 2020||Line 1||Phase 2||Anping||Sanjiangkou||4.35||4||Under construction|
|By 2021||Line 6||Convention and Exhibition Center||Fuzhou Changle International Airport||40.5||20||Under construction|
|Line 4||Hongtang Road||Luozhou Town||24.2||21||Planned|
|Line 5||Pujue Temple||Fuzhou South Railway Station||24.6||20||Planned|
|TBC||Line 3||Zhanban||Zemiao Village||35.4||29||Planned|
|Line 7||Duting||Songxia Town||45.7||23||Planned|
|Line 9||Baitantou||Trans Strait Golf Club||24.4||17||Planned|
North Section of Line 1
The north section of Line 1, with 12 stations under construction, is expected to be open in early 2017. The first phase of Line 1 has 21 stations extending from Xiangfeng Road and Fuzhou Railway Station to Fuzhou South Railway Station via Hualin Road and Zexu Avenue. The second phase with 4 stops will reach the city's eastern area.
The construction of Line 2 started on November 28, 2014. Line 2 is a 30.629 km long west-to-east line with 22 stations and is expected to open in 2020.
Line 6 will start at Convention and Exhibition Center and end at Fuzhou Changle International Airport. This line will be 40.5 km long with 20 stations. The budget for Line 6 is 27.716 billion yuan. This construction of this line is planned to start by the end of 2016.
Line 3 is planned to be 27.2 km long with 22 stations. This line will start at Houban and end at Nanyu Town via Fuzhou Railway Station and Paiwei Road.
Line 4 is planned to be 24.2 km in length and will have 21 stations. This line will start at Hongtang Road and end at Luozhou Town. The budget for constructing this line is 18.436 billion yuan and the planned construction period is 2017-2021.
The first phase of Line 5 will start at Pujue Temple and end at Fuzhou South Railway Station. This line will be 24.6 km long with 20 stations. The budget for Line 5 is 19.288 billion yuan. The planned construction period is 2016-2020.
Line 7 is reserved for Binhai New Town. It is planned to start at Jinfeng Town, Changle County and end at Jiangtian Town.
Tickets and Fares
Single Journey Tickets
The single journey tickets of Fuzhou Metro are red plastic RFID tokens. The logo of Fuzhou Metro and the words "Metro Fuzhou" are shown in the center of the tokens. The English and Chinese words of "Fuzhou Urban Rail Transit" are shown on the edges of the tokens. The tickets can be purchased from the automatic ticketing machines. When entering the stations, passengers tap the token against a scanner. When exiting, the token is inserted into a slot for recycling.
The smart cards for public transportation named "Rongcheng Universal Card" can be used to ride Fuzhou Metro. Rongcheng Universal Cards can be purchased at all metro stations and several service centers in the city. The cards can also be used to pay for public buses.
The fares are based on distances.
The Model-B trains are used for Line 1. This kind of trains consists of 6 cars with 256 seats and has capacity of around 1,500 passengers. There are 28 trains ordered for Line 1, the first few of which were produced by CNR Tangshan Railway Vehicle Co.,Ltd. in April 2015.
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