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Chengdu Metro Map

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 System

Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan province, has some 3 million inhabitantas, with some 10 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area. It is located in southwestern China, west of Chongqing.

Chengdu is planning an underground Metro network with 7 lines, totalling 274 km, to be completed by 2035.

After construction had begun in 2005, phase 1 of line 1 started limited service in Sept 2010.

 

 History

27 Sept 2010: Line 1 Shenxian Lake - Century City (18.5 km, 16 stations)

16 Sept 2012: Line 2 Chadianzi Bus Terminal - Chengdu Institute of Public Administration (22.4 km)

08 June 2013: Line 2 Chadianzi Bus Terminal - Xipu (8.7 km)

08 June 2013: Line 1 Ocean Park station

 Projects

Line 3: Hongxin Chezhan to Banqiaonan, 49.28km (underground 15.59km, aboveground 33.69km), 22 stations (11 underground stations, 11 elevated stations).

Line 4: Wenjiang to Xihe, 38.9km (underground 20.21km, aboveground 18.69km), 19 stations (11 underground stations, 8 elevated stations).

Line 5: Simaqiao to Jianghe, 24.63km (underground 17.9km, aboveground 6.73km), 13 stations (11 underground stations, 2 elevated stations).

Line 6: main line: Shawan to Sihe,22.05km (underground 15.5km, aboveground 6.55km), 13 stations (11 underground stations, 2 elevated stations).
Line 6 branch line: Bolichang to Shuangliu Airport, 15.11km (underground 5.52km, aboveground 9.59km), 8 stations (4 underground stations, 4 elevated stations).

Line 7: Shengtai to Longtandong , 41.93km (underground 29.63km, aboveground 12.3km), 22 stations (17 underground stations, 5 elevated stations).

 

 Photos
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 Links

Chengdu Metro (Official Website)

Chengdu Metro at Wikipedia

 

 

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