Qingdao Metro

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Qingdao Metro
Qingdao Metro Logo - bw.svg
Overview
Owner Qingdao Metro Corporation
Locale Qingdao, Shandong, China
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 1 (operating)
16 (total)
Number of stations 22 (operating)
Website http://www.qd-metro.com/
Operation
Began operation December 16, 2015
Operator(s) Qingdao Metro Corporation
Technical
System length 24.8 km (operating)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
System map

Map of lines in operation

Qingdao Metro
Traditional Chinese 青島地鐵
Simplified Chinese 青岛地铁

Qingdao Metro (Chinese: 青岛地铁) is a metro system in the city of Qingdao, Shandong province in China. The first line, Line 3 (north section) began operation on December 16, 2015.[1]

Lines in operation[edit]

Line Terminals
(District)
Opened Newest
Extension
Length
km
Stations
 3  Qingdao Station
(Shinan)
Qingdaobei Station
(Licang)
2015 2016 24.8 22
Total 24.8 22

Construction and plans[edit]

The construction of the first line, Line 3, began on November 30, 2009. With 13 billion yuan ($1.9 billion) of funding, it is expected to be fully operational in late 2015 with a total of 22 stations, a total length of 24.8 km and a daily ridership of 235 000 passengers.[2] Line 3 began trial passenger operation on December 16, 2015.[3]

Next to be completed will be the first section of Line 2, which will have 22 stations and be 25.2 km long, and is currently expected to be finished around 2017. A further line, Line 1, is due to be completed around 2020.

According to the published plans, ultimately there will be 16 lines in total with a combined length of 836 km. All work is scheduled to be finished prior to 2050.

Qingdao Metro plan map 2015.svg
Line Terminals Length
(km)
Stations Began
construction
Began
operation
Newest
extension
Status
 1  Emeishan Rd Xingguo Rd 42.7 29 1994 2020 N/A Under construction
 2  Liuhuapo Expo Garden 61.3 41 2012 2017 N/A Under construction (Section I)
 3  Qingdao Station Qingdaobei Station 24.8 22 2009 2015 2016 In operation
 4  People's Hall Dahedong 30.7 24 2016 2021 N/A Preliminary design
 5  Maidao Shilaoren 14.3 13 N/A N/A N/A Long-term planning
 6  Qingdaoxi Station Wangtai New Town 56.3 38 2017 N/A N/A Second EIA (Section I)
 7  Olympic Sailing Centre Bei'an 48.5 35 2015 N/A N/A Under construction (Section I)
 8  Jiaozhoubei Station May Fourth Square 60.7 15 2016 N/A N/A Reconnaissance
 8b  Donghetao Jiaozhou Station 18.5 7 N/A N/A N/A Long-term planning
 9  Huaqiang Rd Wanggezhuang South 51.5 27 N/A N/A N/A Recent planning (Section I)
 10  Hetao Tieqishan Rd 38.7 20 N/A N/A N/A Long-term planning
 11  Conson Stadium Tianheng 70 28 2013 2017 N/A Under construction (Section I)
 12  Golden Beach Chaoyangcun 56.5 21 N/A N/A N/A Recent planning
 13  Jialingjiang Rd Dongjiakou 70.3 22 2014 2018 N/A Under construction
 14  Jiaozhoubei Station Pingdu Station 59.4 11 N/A N/A N/A Reconnaissance
 15  Shilaoren Auto Industry City 48.5 16 N/A N/A N/A Long-term planning
 16  Chaoyangcun Ocean Spring 50.9 18 N/A N/A N/A Long-term planning
 16b  Nanquan Jiaodong Airport 19 5 N/A N/A N/A Long-term planning

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Qingdao subway system to launch in December". December 14, 2015. Retrieved December 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ 山东第一个地铁建设项目青岛地铁工程奠基 (in Chinese). November 30, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-01. 
  3. ^ "Line 3, Qingdao Metro to be open in late 2015". November 22, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 

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