Line 3, Wuhan Metro

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Line 3, Wuhan Metro
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Hongtu Boulevard Station 04.jpg
A train at Hongtu Boulevard station in December 2015
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Wuhan Metro
Status Operating
Locale Wuhan, China
Termini Hongtu Boulevard
Zhuanyang Boulevard
Stations 24
Services 1
Operation
Opened December 28, 2015
Owner Government of Wuhan
Operator(s) Wuhan Metro Group Co., Ltd.
Character Underground
Rolling stock Chinese Type B
Technical
Line length 33.2 km (20.63 mi)[1]
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Map of Line 3
Line 3 train

The Line 3 of Wuhan Metro (Chinese: 武汉地铁三号线) is the first underground metro line crossing the Han River. This line crosses five districts of Wuhan: Jiang'an District, Jianghan District, Qiaokou District, Hanyang District and Hannan District (Wuhan Economic-Technological Zone, WEDZ). It started operation on December 28, 2015.[2][3]

History[edit]

On February 23, 2012, National Development and Reform Commission approved all construction of Line 3[4] and construction started on March 31.[5][6] All tunnels of Line 3 were finished on October 8, 2015,[7] and all tracks were finished on October 28, 2015.[8] It started operation on December 28, 2015.[2]

Segment Date opened Length
Zhuanyang Boulevard — Hongtu Boulevard 28 December 2015 29.660 km (18.43 mi)

Stations[edit]

Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
Zhuanyang Boulevard 沌阳大道 0.000 0.000 Caidian
Dongfeng Motor Corporation 东风公司  6  1.449 1.449
Sports Center 体育中心 0.842 2.291
Sanjiaohu 三角湖 1.454 3.745
Hanyang Long-Distance Bus Station 汉阳客运站 1.563 5.308
Sixin Boulevard 四新大道 0.928 6.236
Taojialing 陶家岭 1.359 7.595 Hanyang
Longyangcun 龙阳村 0.906 8.501
Wangjiawan 王家湾  4  1.107 9.608
Zongguan 宗关  1  2.531 12.139 Qiaokou
Shuangdun 双墩 0.982 13.121
Wuhan Business District 武汉商务区 1.825 14.946 Jianghan
Yunfei Road 云飞路 1.227 16.173
Fanhu 范湖  2  0.885 17.058
Lingjiaohu 菱角湖 1.676 18.734
Xianggang Road 香港路  6  0.932 19.666 Jiang'an
Huiji 2nd Road 惠济二路 0.934 20.600
Zhaojiatiao 赵家条 0.896 21.496
Luojiazhuang 罗家庄 0.882 22.378
Erqi Branch Road 二七小路 0.759 23.137
Xingye Road 兴业路 1.253 24.390
Houhu Boulevard 后湖大道 1.181 25.571
Citizens Home 市民之家 1.667 27.238
Hongtu Boulevard 宏图大道  2  2.422 29.660

Rolling stock[edit]

The first train of Line 3 arrived on March 25, 2015.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "挖了五年武汉地铁2号线26日贯通 年底通车" (in Chinese). Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  2. ^ a b "武汉即将地铁成环 "环金时代"重构商业地理" (in Chinese). 长江日报. 2015-12-24. Retrieved 2015-12-24. 
  3. ^ "One more line! Map of new Wuhan Metro Line 3". Wuhan Time. Nov 27, 2015. Retrieved Dec 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ "武汉地铁3号线获国家发改委批复 一期下月全面开工" (in Chinese). Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
  5. ^ "武汉地铁3号线今天正式动建 首穿汉江江底" (in Chinese). Retrieved March 30, 2012. 
  6. ^ "武汉地铁3号线拟于31日全线开工 线路图抢先看" (in Chinese). Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  7. ^ "武汉市副市长王立到武汉三号线七标调研" (in Chinese). 
  8. ^ "由公司承建的武汉地铁三号线一期工程全线轨道工程顺利贯通,标志着该工程主体施工全面完成" (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2015-12-24. 
  9. ^ "1st train of Wuhan Metro Line 3 arrives in Wuhan". Hubei Provincial People’s Government. March 26, 2015. Retrieved Dec 24, 2015.