Xuanwumen station (Beijing Subway)

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Xuanwumen
宣武门
Beijing Subway
Xuanwumen line2.jpg
Location Xuanwumen
Xicheng District, Beijing
China
Operated by Beijing Mass Transit Railway Operation Corp., Ltd, Beijing MTR Corp. Ltd
Line(s)
History
Opened January 15, 1971 (Line 2)
September 28, 2009 (Line 4)
Services
Preceding station   Beijing Subway   Following station
towards Fuxingmen
Line 2
towards Chongwenmen
Line 4
towards Gongyixiqiao
Location
Xuanwumen is located in central Beijing
Xuanwumen
Xuanwumen
Location in central Beijing

Xuanwumen Station (simplified Chinese: 宣武门站; traditional Chinese: 宣武門站; pinyin: Xuānwǔmén Zhàn) is an interchange station between Line 2 and Line 4 of the Beijing Subway. It is named for Xuanwumen, a former gate in Beijing's city wall that was demolished during construction of the subway. The station opened in 1971 and handles an average of 350,000 passengers per day.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liu Mian (刘冕) (2012-03-27). 地铁3条线发车间隔再缩短接近极限. Beijing Daily. Archived from the original on May 27, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-14. 

Coordinates: 39°53′59″N 116°22′27″E / 39.8997°N 116.3743°E / 39.8997; 116.3743