Xinzhuang station (Shanghai Metro)

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Xinzhuang
莘庄
Shanghai Metro
Xinzhuang Station 2.jpg
A view of the station building.
Location Xinzhuang, Minhang District, Shanghai
China
Coordinates 31°06′40″N 121°23′07″E / 31.111193°N 121.385379°E / 31.111193; 121.385379Coordinates: 31°06′40″N 121°23′07″E / 31.111193°N 121.385379°E / 31.111193; 121.385379
Operated by Shanghai No. 1 Metro Operation Co. Ltd.
Line(s)
Platforms 4 (2 side platforms for Line 1, 2 side platforms for Line 5)
Connections Xinzhuang Railway Station China Railway
History
Opened
  • 28 December 1996 (1996-12-28) (Line 1)
  • 25 November 2003 (2003-11-25) (Line 5)
Services
Preceding station   Shanghai Metro   Following station
toward Fujin Road
Line 1Terminus
TerminusLine 5
Location
Xinzhuang is located in Shanghai
Xinzhuang
Xinzhuang
Location in Shanghai

Xinzhuang Station (simplified Chinese: 莘庄站; traditional Chinese: 莘莊站; pinyin: Xīnzhuāng Zhàn) is an interchange station on the Shanghai Metro. It is the southern terminus of Line 1 and the northern terminus of Line 5. It is one of the busiest stations in the Shanghai Metro, serving 230,000 passengers everyday.[1] Both Line 1 and Line 5's stations have two side platforms and two tracks, with a wall separating the Line 1 and the Line 5 platforms.

The station opened on Line 1 on 28 December 1996,[2] with the Line 5 interchange having opened on 25 November 2003.[3]

Exits[edit]

The current exits of the station are all not the original exits before the reconstruction of Xinzhuang Station, and will soon be replaced with formal ones after the completion of the reconstruction.

North 1st Exit (Temporary): South of East Xinjian Road, west of South Shuiqing Road

North 2nd Exit (Temporary): South of East Xinjian Road, east of South Shuiqing Road

South Exit (Temporary): North of Xinzhu Road, northwest of Dushi Road

Bus Connections[edit]

As an important terminal of Shanghai Metro system, Xinzhuang Station has various bus connections, with local bus routes connecting residence areas around, and longer-distance bus routes serving suburban districts including Fengxian, Jinshan and Songjiang.

Future Development[edit]

Xinzhuang Station is now undergoing reconstruction, which is contributed by Sun Hung Kai Properties and local official developers. The reconstruction will include the building of new metro stations for Line 1 and 5, new railway station for Shanghai–Kunming Railway, Shanghai–Hangzhou High-Speed Railway, and Jinshan Railway and indoor bus and taxi terminals. Commercials and residences will also be built on the platform holding the new station complex.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 上海地铁今年将改造10座车站 多条线路挖潜增能. sh.sina.com.cn. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
  2. ^ 上海轨道交通1号线的历史&大事记. Sina Corp. 2009-10-20. Archived from the original on 2015-12-22.
  3. ^ 上海市地方志办公室 上海通网站 上海市地情资料库 上海市的百科全书. shtong.gov.cn. Retrieved 13 September 2017.