Laoximen station

Laoximen (simplified Chinese: 老西门; traditional Chinese: 老西門; pinyin: Lǎoxīmén) is an interchange station between Lines 8 and 10 of the Shanghai Metro. It began operation on December 29, 2007.


Shanghai Metro
Laoximen Station.jpg
Line 8 platform
LocationSouth Xizang Road and Middle Fuxing Road
Huangpu District, Shanghai
Coordinates31°13′15″N 121°28′42″E / 31.22083°N 121.47833°E / 31.22083; 121.47833Coordinates: 31°13′15″N 121°28′42″E / 31.22083°N 121.47833°E / 31.22083; 121.47833
Operated byShanghai No. 1/4 Metro Operation Co. Ltd.
Platforms4 (2 island platforms)
Structure typeUnderground
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeL10/14 (Line 10)
OpenedDecember 29, 2007
Preceding station   Shanghai Metro   Following station
Line 8
toward Jilong Road
Line 10

The name of the station is derived from the Old West Gate (or Laoximen (老西门)) of the walled Chinese city.

The station is located in Huangpu District, near the intersection of Middle Fuxing Road and South Xizang Road.

Station LayoutEdit

G Entrances and Exits Exits 1-7
B1 Concourse Faregates, Station Agent
B2 Northbound      Line 8 towards Shiguang Road (Dashijie)
Island platform, doors open on the left
Southbound      Line 8 towards Shendu Highway (Lujiabang Road)
B3 Westbound      Line 10 towards Hongqiao Railway Station or Hangzhong Road (Site of the First CPC National Congress·Xintiandi)
Island platform, doors open on the left
Eastbound      Line 10 towards Jilong Road (Yuyuan Garden)

Around the stationEdit

Line 10 platform
The Old West Gate or Laoximen (老西门) in the Old City of Shanghai.