Zhengzhou Metro

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Zhengzhou Metro
Zhengzhou Metro logo.svg
Overview
Locale Zhengzhou, China
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 3
Number of stations 59
Daily ridership 691,233 (2017 average)[1]
1,057,211 (2016 Peak)[2]
Website www.zzmetro.com
Operation
Began operation December 26, 2013; 4 years ago (2013-12-26)[3]
Operator(s) Zhengzhou Metro Co., Ltd.
Technical
System length 93.7 km (58 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (standard gauge)
Electrification DC 1500 V overhead line
System map

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Zhengzhou Metro
Traditional Chinese 鄭州地鐵
Simplified Chinese 郑州地铁

Zhengzhou Metro (Chinese: 郑州地铁) is a rapid transit rail network serving urban and suburban districts of Zhengzhou, the capital city of Henan province. It is the first and currently the only operational metro system in Henan.

History[edit]

The first phase of the system, including Line 1 and Line 2, was approved by National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in February 2009.[4][5] Construction of Line 1 started on 6 June 2009[6] and Line 2 started construction on 28 December 2010.[7] As planned, Line 1 and Line 2 commenced operations on 26 December 2013 and 19 August 2016 respectively.

On January 12, 2017, Chengjiao line started operation. It is in through services with Line 2 and allows the system to serve the Xinzheng International Airport.[8]

Lines in operation[edit]

Line Terminals
(District)
Commencement Newest
Extension
Length
km
Stations
01 1  Henan University of Technology
(Zhongyuan)
Wenyuanbeilu
(Jinshui)
2013 2017 41.4 30
02 2  Liuzhuang
(Jinshui)
Nansihuan
(Guancheng)
2016 20.6 16
 Chengjiao  Nansihuan
(Guancheng)
Xinzheng International Airport
(Xinzheng)
2017 31.7 15
Total 93.7 59

Line 1[edit]

Line 1, is a west-east line with a total length of 34.84 kilometres (21.65 mi), starting from Henan University of Technology and ending in New Campus of Henan University. CSR Zhuzhou supplied six-car Type B metro trains for Line 1 under a contract signed in January 2011.[3] The first phase, 26.34 kilometres (16.37 mi) long with 20 stations, is entirely underground and was opened in 2013.[9] In January 12, 2017 an eastern and western extension was opened adding 15.01 km and 9 stations to the line.[8]

Line 2[edit]

Line 2, a north-south line with a total length of 27.30 kilometres (16.96 mi), starting from Tianshanlu in Huiji District and ending in Nansihuan, with 22 stations.[7] The first phase of Line 2 (Liuzhuang-Nansihuan), 19.05 kilometres (11.84 mi) (17.25 kilometres (10.72 mi) underground) long with 16 stations, was opened on 19 August 2016.[10] [11] The second phase (north extension, from Liuzhuang to Tianshanlu) is under construction.

Chengjiao line[edit]

Chengjiao line is a suburban metro line with a total length of 31.7 kilometres (19.7 mi), starting from Nansihuan in Guancheng and ending in Xinzheng International Airport, with 14 stations (11 operational now).[8]This line was opened on January 12, 2017.[12] It is in through services with Line 2 now. According to the plan, it will be operated as a part of Line 9 in the future.

Future lines[edit]

Currently, 9 lines are under construction, including Line 2 (Phase II),[13] Line 3 (Phase I),[14] Line 4,[15] Line 5,[16] Line 6, Line 10 (Phase I, also known as Zhenggong line), Line 14, Line 17 (also known as Zhengxu line) and Chengjiao line (Phase II)[17]

Line # Description Terminal Length (km) Stations Construction Dates/ Planned Date of Construction
 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[18][19]
 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 ; [19]
 5  Loop line Yueji Park - Qilihe - Yueji Park 40.4 32 Completion of entire line set to 2019[20] 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.[21]
 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 [22]

[23]

 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[22]
 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[22]
 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[8]), 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 [24]
 10  Shangjie Line: completely underground Dongguohu - Zhengzhou Railway Station 43.08 24 Construction of whole line expected to start in 2016[22]
 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[22]
 14  Express Line Changyuan - Zhongmu 70.0 30 Construction of whole line expected to start in 2016[22]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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