Category Archives: China

Guangzhou Metro

Guangzhou Metro Information The fourth metro system to begin operations in Mainland China, the Guangzhou Metro system began operations on the 28th of June, 1997. This rapid transit metro, operates along 9 lines, serving 167 stations in total. With expansion plans already under way, 3 more lines are expected to be constructed by the year… Read More »

Shenzhen Metro

Shenzhen Metro Information The Shenzhen metro is a rapid transit system that serves Shenzhen city in the Guangdong province in China. The system began operations on 28th December 2004, and presently has 6 lines that serve 149 stations. The system has a total track length of 230.6 km . The metro system has various operators-… Read More »

Harbin Metro

Harbin Metro Information The metro system in Harbin has earned recognition as the first Metro network to be constructed in the severely cold and high altitude regions of China. Owned by the Harbin Municipal People’s Government, it currently operates on 1 lines, serving 18 stations in total. The metro began operations just three years ago,… Read More »

Shanghai Metro

Shanghai Metro Information The Shanghai metro is no small metro. The longest metro network in the world. Second to only the Beijing Subway when it comes to annual ridership. This metro network is special. The entire network stretches over 588 km in length, covering three areas, Shanghai, Kunshan and Jiangsu. It is a very convenient… Read More »

Kunming Rail Transit

Kunming Rail Transit Information Also referred to as the Kunming Metro, the Kunming Rail Transit is a rapid transit system in the capital city of the Chinese Yunnan Province, Kunming. A region that has been severely affected by traffic congestion, work on the development of this project began only in 2009 although the plans had… Read More »

Chengdu Metro

Chengdu Metro Information The Chengdu Metro, or simply Metro as the locals call it, is a mass rapid transit system in the Sichuan Province Capital of China, Chengdu. The Chengdu Metro service comprises of three parts: the City Railway, the Metro and the Light Rail Train. This was the first joint venture in the country… Read More »

Xi’an Metro

Xi’an Metro Information Xi’an Metro is a popular means of public means of public transportation in Xi’an, the capital city of the Chinese province of Shaanxi. The Metro service in Xi’an incorporates fifteen lines and is spread over a combined length of over five hundred kilometers. Upon completion, it is likely to traverse the suburban… Read More »

Dalian Metro

Dalian Metro Information The Dalian Metro service began operations in the year 2003. With 4 lines, out of which 2 are urban and 2 are suburban lines, it serves a total of 56 stations. The lines are owned and operated by two separate companies, with Dalian Public Transportation Group Co. Ltd in charge of lines… Read More »

Changsha Metro

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… Read More »

Zhengzhou Metro

 Zhengzhou Metro Information The Zhengzhou Metro is a rapid transit network for public transportation in the suburban and urban districts under the municipality of Zhengzhou. The National Development and Reform Commission of China approved of the plans for construction of Lines 1 and 2 back in the year 2009. While the construction of Line 1… Read More »