Xuanwumen station (Beijing Subway)

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Xuanwumen

宣武门
Beijing Subway
Platform for L2 at Xuanwumen Station (20160518093850).jpg
LocationXuanwumen
Xicheng District, Beijing
China
Operated byBeijing Mass Transit Railway Operation Corp., Ltd, Beijing MTR Corp. Ltd
Line(s)
Other information
Station code206 (line 2)
History
OpenedJanuary 15, 1971 (Line 2)
September 28, 2009 (Line 4)
Services
Preceding station   Beijing Subway   Following station
outer loop / anticlockwise
Line 2
inner loop / clockwise
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]

Station Layout[edit]

G Entrances and Exits Exits A-H
B1 Line 2 Concourse Faregates, Station Agent
B2 Line 4 Concourse Faregates, Station Agent
Clockwise      Line 2 to Changchunjie
Island platform, doors open on the left
Counterclockwise      Line 2 to Hepingmen
B3 Northbound      Line 4 towards Anheqiao North (Xidan)
Island platform, doors open on the left
Southbound      Line 4 towards Tiangongyuan (Daxing line) (Caishikou)

Exits[edit]

    Exit Destination
MTR Exit Sign.svgMTR Exit Filler.svgMTR Exit A.svgMTR Exit Filler.svg Xuanwumen West St., Xinhua News Agency, Fanxing Drama Village
MTR Exit Sign.svgMTR Exit Filler.svgMTR Exit B.svgMTR Exit Filler.svg Xuanwumen East St., Xuanwumen Catholic Church, Beijing Second Hospital
MTR Exit Sign.svgMTR Exit Filler.svgMTR Exit C.svgMTR Exit Filler.svg Stairlift Sign.svg Xuanwumen East St., Xuanwumen Business Hotel
MTR Exit Sign.svgMTR Exit Filler.svgMTR Exit D.svgMTR Exit Filler.svg Xuanwumen West St., Xinhua Photo Agency
MTR Exit Sign.svgMTR Exit Filler.svgMTR Exit E.svgMTR Exit Filler.svg Lift.svg Xuanwumen Inner St., Fanxing Drama Village-Fanxing Art Museum, Lu Xun Middle School, Beijing No. 2 Experimental Primary School, Xinhua News Agency, Beijing Television Technology Research Institute, Fushuihe Primary School, Shouhu Hutong
MTR Exit Sign.svgMTR Exit Filler.svgMTR Exit G.svgMTR Exit Filler.svg Xuanwumen Outer St., Home Inn Xuanwumen Hotel, Xuanwumen Business Hotel, Chunshu Youth Activity Center
MTR Exit Sign.svgMTR Exit Filler.svgMTR Exit H.svgMTR Exit Filler.svg Xuanwumen Outer St., Xuanwu Youth Science and Technology Museum

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