Line 2 (Xi'an Metro)

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Line 2
 2 
BEIDAJIE station platform.jpg
Beidajie station
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Xi'an Metro
Status Operational
Locale Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
Termini Bei Kezhan
Huizhan Zhongxin
Stations 21
Services 1
Daily ridership 910,900 (2016 Peak)[1]
Operation
Opened 16 September 2011
Owner Xi'an
Operator(s) Xi'an Metro Corporation
Character Underground
Technical
Line length 26.5 km (16.5 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Route map

Weihe depot
Bei Kezhan
Beiyuan
Yundong Gongyuan
Xingzheng Zhongxin
Fengcheng 5-lu
Shi Tushuguan
Daminggongxi
Longshouyuan
Anyuanmen
Connection to Line 1
Beida Jie
 1 
Zhonglou
Yongningmen
Nanshaomen
Tiyuchang
Connection to Line 3
Xiaozhai
 3 
Wei 1-jie
Huizhan Zhongxin
Sanyao
Fengqiyuan
Hangtiancheng
Weiqunan
Juehe depot

Line 2 of the Xi'an Metro (Chinese: 西安地铁二号线; pinyin: Xī'ān Dìtiě Èr Hào Xiàn) a rapid transit line running from north to south Xi'an. It was opened on 16 September 2011. This line is currently 26.5 km (16.5 mi) long with 21 stations.[2] The line is colored red on system maps.

Opening timeline[edit]

Segment Commencement Length Station(s) Name
Bei Kezhan — Huizhan Zhongxin 16 September 2011 20.5 km (12.74 mi) 17 Phase 1 (initial section)
Huizhan Zhongxin — Weiqunan 16 June 2014 6.0 km (3.73 mi) 4 Phase 1 (final section)

Stations (north to south)[edit]

Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English(Pinyin) Chinese
Bei Kezhan 北客站 Xi'an North railway station EAY 0.00 0.00 Weiyang
Beiyuan 北苑 1.64 1.64
Yundong Gongyuan 运动公园 1.12 2.76
Xingzheng Zhongxin 行政中心 1.27 4.03
Fengcheng 5-lu 凤城五路 1.24 5.27
Shi Tushuguan 市图书馆 1.38 6.65
Daminggongxi 大明宫西 1.37 8.02
Longshouyuan 龙首原 1.51 9.53 Xincheng
Anyuanmen 安远门 1.14 10.67
Beida Jie 北大街  1  1.25 11.92
Zhonglou 钟楼 0.97 12.89 Beilin
Yongningmen 永宁门 1.43 14.32
Nanshaomen 南稍门 0.86 15.18
Tiyuchang 体育场 0.88 16.06
Xiaozhai 小寨  3  1.07 17.13 Yanta
Wei 1-jie 纬一街 1.14 18.27
Huizhan Zhongxin 会展中心 1.58 19.85
Sanyao 三爻 1.75 21.60
Fengqiyuan 凤栖原 1.54 23.14 Chang'an
Hangtiancheng 航天城 1.27 24.41
Weiqunan 韦曲南 1.74 26.15

References[edit]

  1. ^ 高乐 (2016-10-01). "149.06万!西安地铁客流刷新开通来历史最高" (in Chinese). 西安新闻网. Retrieved 2016-10-02.
  2. ^ "市政府召开西安地铁开通试运营新闻发布会". 2011-09-16. Archived from the original on 2011-11-14. Retrieved 2012-10-03.