|Owner||Zhengzhou Municipal People's Government|
|Transit type||Rapid transit|
|Number of lines||3|
|Number of stations||61|
|Daily ridership||241,000 (2015 Avg.)|
|Began operation||26 December 2013|
|Operator(s)||Zhengzhou Metro Group Corporation|
|System length||93.7 km (58 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) (standard gauge)|
Zhengzhou Metro (Chinese: 郑州地铁) is a rapid transit metro rail network serving urban and suburban districts of Zhengzhou municipality. The plans of Zhengzhou Metro line 1 and Zhengzhou Metro line 2 were approved by National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in February 2009. Construction of Line 1 started on 6 June 2009. Line 2 started construction on 28 December 2010. As planned, Line 1 commenced services on 26 December 2013 and Line 2 commenced services on 19 August 2016. In January 12, 2017, the southern extension of Line 2 allows the system to serve the Xinzheng International Airport. It is the first and currently the only metro system in the Henan Province.
Lines in operation
|Henan University of Technology
|New Campus of Henan University
|Xinzheng International Airport
Line 1, is a west-east line with a total length of 34.84 km, starting from Zhengzhou University New Campus and ending in Muzhuang. CSR Zhuzhou supplied six-car Type B metro trains for Line 1 under a contract signed in January 2011. The first phase which runs West to East has 20 stations and is 26.34 km long. The phase is entirely underground and opened in 2013. In January 12, 2017 an eastern and western extension was opened adding 15.01 km and 10 stations to the line.
Line 2, a north-south line with a total length of 27.30 km, starting from Huiji District and ending in Zhanmatun, with 21 stations. The first phase of Line 2, with 16 stations (14 underground, 2 elevated) and 19.05 km (17.25 km underground) opened on 19 August 2016.
Chengjiao Line is a suburban metro line with a total length of 31.7 km, starting from Guancheng Hui and ending in Xinzheng International Airport, with 15 stations.In January 12, 2017 Chengjiao Line was opened as a southern extension of Line 2, starting from Nansihuan (South 4th Ring) to Xinzheng International Airport.
In total three lines are under construction, and ten lines are planned.
|Line #||Description||Terminal||Length (km)||Stations||Construction Dates/ Planned Date of Construction|
|Line 3||Northwest to Southeast line||Gurong Road - Jingnan 15th Road||40.78 (1st phase: 25.488)||31 (1st phase: 21)||Construction of 1st phase started on 2015-12-28, opening on 2020-12-31;2nd phase started on 2017-1-17,opening on 2020-12-31|
|Line 4||"Z" shaped line: completely underground||Anshun Road - Hexi North Road||30.126||28||Construction started on 2015-7-31, opening on 2018-12-28 ; |
|Line 5||Ring line||Yueji Park - Qilihe - Yueji Park||40.4||32||Completion of entire line set to 2019 The line will use larger six-car Type A metro trains due to a high predicted demand. Long term ridership is expected to reach over 1.9 million passengers per day.|
|Line 6||Southwest to Northeast line: 15.2km of the line (Gongye Road - Matougang) will be elevated, while the rest (32.1km) will be underground||Xiangyun Boulevard - Jiayu First Secondary School||47.3||28||Planned construction date for the whole line: 2017, opening on July 2019 |
|Line 7||The whole section of phase I is completely underground, and mainly follows Wenhua Road, University Road and University South Road.||Dongzhao - Quliang||49.5 (1st phase: 26.9)||20 (1st phase)||Construction of first phase is expected to start in 2018|
|Line 8||East to West Line||Xingyang Road - Zhongmu North||72.95 (1st phase: 59.7)||33 (1st phase: 29)||Construction of first phase is expected to start in 2017|
|Line 9||Airport Express||Hongcan Road - Zhengzhou South Railway Station||81.2 (2nd phase:37.227)||42 (2nd phase:19)||Construction of first phase started in March 2014, the section Shibalihe to Xinzheng International Airport opened on 2017-1-12 (now operating as southern extension of Line 2), the construction of the remaining section started concurrently with the new high-speed railway station: Zhengzhou South Railway Station, this section is expected to open in 2019; Construction of second phase is expected to start in 2017, opening in 2022 |
|Line 10||Shangjie Line: completely underground||Dongguohu - Zhengzhou Railway Station||43.08||24||Construction of whole line expected to start in 2016|
|Line 11||Backbone line for Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone||Jingkai 8th Street - Zhenggang 6th Road||34.5||13||Construction of whole line expected to start in 2016|
|Line 14||Express Line||Changyuan - Zhongmu||70.0||30||Construction of whole line expected to start in 2016|
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