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NANJING
 China

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 System

Nanjing MetroNanjing (Nanking) lies some 300 km northwest of Shanghai and has a population of 5.2 million (6,500 sq km).

Construction of Metro Line 1 began in 2000 for completion in September 2005. The original Line 1 was 22 km (14.3 km underground) with 16 stations. A southern 25 km branch was added in 2010, bringing the total length of Line 1 to 47 km and 31 stations.

Line 2 opened in May 2010 along its full length of 38 km (26 stations). It intersects twice with the older Line 1.

 

 History

2000 - Construction start on Line 1
15-06-2005: Trial operation started

27 Aug 2005: Line 1 Maigaoqiao - Xiaohang
03 Sept 2005: Line 1 Xiaohang - Olympic Stadium (and official opening)
28 May 2010: Line 1 Andemen - CPU (China Pharmaceutical University) (25 km)
28 May 2010: Line 2 Youfangqiao - Jingtianlu (38 km)
28 June 2011: Line 1 Nanjing South Railway Station added

 Projects

Several new lines are planned. Click here for details.

 

 Photos

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 Links

Nanjing MetroNanjing Metro (official site)

Nanjing Metro at Wikipedia

Another map with projected lines

Nanjing Metro Map at Johomaps

 

 

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