Line S3 (Nanjing Metro)
|Other name(s)||Nanjing–He County intercity railway|
Ninghe intercity railway[a]
|Locale||Yuhuatai, Jianye and Pukou districts|
|Termini||Nanjing South Railway Station|
|Opened||6 December 2017|
|Character||Underground and Elevated|
|Line length||36.26 km (22.5 mi)|
|Number of tracks||2|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
Line S3 of the Nanjing Metro (Chinese: 南京地铁S3号线; pinyin: Nánjīng Dìtiě S-Sān Hào Xiàn), is a north-south suburban rapid transit line serving part of the southern and southwestern suburbs of Nanjing, running from Nanjing South Railway Station and Gaojiachong. It is the first line of the Nanjing Metro with passing tracks at select stations, allowing from distinct express local services. The first phase of the project is 36.22 km (22.51 mi) long with 19 stations, including 10 underground stations, 8 elevated stations and 1 ground station. The line crosses the Yangtze River using the Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge. In 2012, the first phase of the project was approved by the NDRC for construction with the first section started construction on 27 December 2012. On August 13, 2017, the first phase of Line S3 started to be unmanned testing. The first phase of the line was completed by the end of 2017 and started trial operation on 6 December 2017.
|Nanjing South — Gaojiachong||6 December 2017||36.26 km (22.53 mi)||19||Ninghe ICR Phase 1|
|Nanjing South Railway Station||南京南站||NKH||0.000||0.000||Yuhuatai|
- simplified Chinese: 南京到和县城际轨道交通; traditional Chinese: 南京到和縣城際軌道交通; pinyin: Nánjīng dào Héxiàn Chéngjì Guǐdào Jiāotōng)
- 宁和城际轨道交通; 寧和城際軌道交通; Níng-Hé Chéngjì Guǐdào Jiāotōng
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- "Ning" (宁), is the standard Chinese abbreviation for Nanjing. It comes from the name "Jiangning" (江宁) that the city had in the early Qing.
- Line S3 on the official Nanjing Metro website (includes route map) (in Chinese)
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