Changsha Metro Information
The Changsha Metro system is a subway transport network that serves the city of Changsha in the Hunan Province of China. Currently, it has only one operational line that began operation on the 29th of April, 2014. The 26.5 km long line, serves 23 stations in total. After line 2, there are 3 more lines under construction. It is operated by the Changsha Metro Corporation Ltd.
Changsha Metro Route
Currently, the Changsha Metro system has just 1 line, serving 23 stations. The Line 2, began operations in 2014 and runs along the east-west rail transit in Changsha. The reason for this being the busiest busses in the entire city. The line runs through 3 east-west passenger hubs of Changsha and 4 passenger flow collector-distributor centers.
Changsha Metro Timings and Schedule
The metro service starts operation at 6:30 am in the morning and runs until 23:30 pm in the night on a daily basis.
For information on the exact schedule of the trains, you can visit the official website at: http://www.hncsmtr.com/contents/29/1898.html
Changsha Metro Lines and Stations
After the completion of Line 2, Line 1 as well is soon going to be ready for service. It will span 23.5 km long and serve 20 stations, out of which 19 are going to be underground.
The list of the stations for both these lines are:
Changsha Metro Map
Map of Changsha Metro showing various lines and stations. Click on the map to enlarge it Download Changsha Metro Map in PDF.
Changsha Metro Fares, Tickets and Cards
The passengers of the metro system can purchase either single tickets or a pre-paid metro card. Special student cards and senior citizen cards are also available. The price of the tickets depends on the distance travelled. For a distance of 6km and below, the ticket costs 2 yuan. For distances between 6-16 km, 1 yuan is added to the base price (2 yuan) for every 5 km. For distances between 16-30 km, 1 yuan is added for every 7 km and for distances above 30 km, 1 yuan is added for every 9 km.
For more information on the fares,tickets and cards available, you can visit the official website at:http://www.hncsmtr.com/channels/32.html
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