Line 1 (Xiamen Metro)

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Line 1
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201708 AMTR L1 Train on Gaoqi-Jimei Bridge.jpg
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Xiamen Metro
Locale Xiamen, Fujian, China
Termini Yannei
Zhenhai Road
Stations 24
Operation
Opened 31 December 2017
Operator(s) Xiamen Rail Transit Group Corporation Ltd
Character Elevated & underground
Technical
Line length 30.30 km (18.83 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Operating speed 80 km/h (50 mph)

Line 1 of the Xiamen Metro is a subway line in Xiamen. The first section, running from Yannei to Zhenhai Road, has 24 stations and is 30.3 kilometres (18.8 mi) long. It began operations on 31 December 2017.[1]

Line 1 map

History[edit]

The 30.3-kilometre long, 24-station first phase of the line commenced construction on 1 April 2014 and tunnelling works were completed in March 2017. Trial runs were held from 6 October 2017 to 11 October 2017 and the line opened to the public on 31 December 2017.[2][3]

Opening timeline[edit]

Segment Commencement Length Station(s) Name
Yannei — Zhenhai Rd 31 December 2017 30.30 km (18.83 mi) 24 Phase 1

Stations[edit]

Concourse at Hubin East Road Station
station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
Yannei 岩内 0.00 0.00 Jimei
Xiamen North Railway Station 厦门北站 Xiamen North railway station XKS 0.85 0.85
Tianshui Road 天水路 1.61 2.46
Jimei Boulevard 集美大道 1.26 3.72
Jimei Software Park 集美软件园 1.07 4.79
Chengyi Plaza 诚毅广场 1.32 6.11
Guanren 官任 1.16 7.27
Xingjin Road 杏锦路 1.55 8.82
Xinglin Village 杏林村 0.64 9.46
Horticulture Expo Garden 园博苑 1.07 10.53
Jimei School Village 集美学村 2.61 13.14
Gaoqi 高崎 3.82 16.96 Huli
Dianqian 殿前 1.54 18.50
Torch Hi-Tech Park 火炬园 1.34 19.84
Tangbian 塘边 0.88 20.72
Wushipu 乌石浦 0.97 21.69
Lücuo 吕厝 0.80 22.49 Siming
Lianhua Intersection 莲花路口 1.08 23.57
Lianban 莲坂 1.04 24.61
Hubin East Road 湖滨东路 0.71 25.32
Wenzao 文灶 1.34 26.66
Jiangjunci 将军祠 0.82 27.48
Zhongshan Park 中山公园 1.23 28.71
Zhenhai Road 镇海路 0.88 29.59

Rolling stock[edit]

Interior of rolling stock

Services on the line are provided by a fleet of six-car, aluminium-bodied trains manufactured by CRRC. These trains are 118.7 m (389 ft) long and 2.8 m (9.2 ft) wide, with a capacity of up to 2062 passengers.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "厦门地铁1号线开始"跑图" 其间不对外载客". Haixia. Xiamen Daily. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  2. ^ "厦门地铁1号线将于31日开通试运营,其中跨海线2.8公里". thepaper.cn (in Chinese). 27 December 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Stationso fXiamen metro line 1". www.travelchinaguide.com/. Travel China guide. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  4. ^ Briginshaw, David (5 January 2018). "First metro line opens in Xiamen". International Railway Journal. Retrieved 10 February 2018.