Line 3 (Chongqing Rail Transit)

CRT Line 3 (and the branch line branded as Airport line) runs from north to south, linking the districts separated by Chongqing's two main rivers, the Yangtze (Chang Jiang) and Jialing rivers. The first phase of the line began construction on 5 April 2007. The initial segment from Lianglukou to Yuanyang (18 stations, 17.5 km (10.9 mi)) opened on September 29, 2011, with a northern extension from Yuanyang to Jiangbei Airport opening on December 30, 2011[3] and a southern extension from Ertang to terminus Yudong on December 28, 2012.[4] At 55.5 km (34.5 mi), plus 9.97 km (6.20 mi) for the Jurenba branch line opened on December 28, 2016, Line 3 is the longest single monorail in the world by track length.[5][6] Line 3 is also the world's busiest monorail line with a daily ridership of over 675,000 passengers per day.[1]

Line 3
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Line 3 train crossing Jialing River
Overview
Other name(s)Line 3b or Airport line (空港线)
TypeStraddle-beam monorail
SystemChongqing Rail Transit
StatusLtd Operation
TerminiYudong / Bijin
Jiangbei Airport / Jurenba
Stations45
Daily ridership682,800 (2014 Daily Avg.)[1]
1,080,000 (2016 Peak)[2]
Operation
Opened29 September 2011; 8 years ago (2011-09-29)
Operator(s)Chongqing Rail Transit Corp., Ltd
Technical
Line length66 km (41 mi)
Route map

Yudong
Bus interchange Parking  2 
Jinzhu
Parking
Yuhu Rd
Bus interchange
Daojiao Depot
Xuetangwan
Dashancun
Huaxi
Chalukou
Jiugongli
Qilong
Bagongli
Chongqing Jiaotong University
Liugongli
Chongqing Technology
and Business University
Sigongli
Bus interchange  Loop 
Nanping
 10 
Gongmao
Tongyuanju
Lianglukou
Chongqing railway station Bus interchange  1 
Niujiaotuo
 2 
Huaxin St
Guanyinqiao
 9 
Hongqihegou
Bus interchange  6 
Jiazhou Rd
 4 
Zhengjiayuanzi
Tangjiayuanzi
Shiziping
S. Square of Chongqing
N. Railway Station
Chongqing North Railway Station Bus interchange  Loop   10 
Longtousi
Bus interchange
Tongjiayuanzi Depot
Tongjiayuanzi
Jinyu
Jintong Rd
Yuanyang
The Expo Garden
Norwegian-road-sign-792.14-alpha.svg  5 
Cuiyun
Changfu Rd
Huixing
Norwegian-road-sign-792.14-alpha.svg  9 
Shuanglong
Airport branch LowerRight arrow
Bijin
Jiangbei Airport
Terminal 2
Jiangbei Airport Bus interchange  10 
Shuangfengqiao
Bus interchange
Konggang Square
Gaobao Lake
Huancheng North Road Depot
Guanyue Rd
Lianhua
Jurenba
Parking
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Virtual interchange: transport
card only, re-entry required.
Interior of a Line 3 train showing open gangway design.

There are interchange stations in central Yuzhong district for transfer to Jiefangbei CBD with Line 1 at Lianglukou and with Line 2 at Niujiaotuo.

Opening timelineEdit

Segment Commencement Length Station(s) Name
Lianglukou — Yuanyang 29 September 2011 17.323 km (10.76 mi) 11 Phase 1 & 2 (initial section)
Yuanyang — Changfulu 8 October 2011 4.9 km (3.04 mi) 3 Phase 2 (2nd section)
Ertang — Lianglukou 30 December 2011 8.66 km (5.38 mi) 5 Phase 1 (final section)
Changfulu — Terminal 2 of Jiangbei Airport 6.9 km (4.29 mi) 4 Phase 2 (final section)
Tongjiayuanzi Infill station 1
Hongqihegou 1 March 2012 Infill station 1
Zhengjiayuanzi 1 May 2012 Infill station 1
Yudong — Ertang 28 December 2012 16.197 km (10.06 mi) 7 Line 2 & 3 connector project
Gongmao, Tongyuanju Infill stations 2
Jinzhu, Huaxi, Chalukou 31 January 2013 Infill stations 3
Longtousi 5 February 2013 Infill station 1
Bijin — Jurenba 28 December 2016 11.0 km (6.84 mi) 6 Airport line

Service routesEdit

Current StationsEdit

Service
routes
Station
Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
3/01 Yudong 鱼洞  2  0.00 0.00 Ba'nan
3/02 Jinzhu 金竹 1.95 1.95
3/03 Yuhulu 鱼胡路 1.65 3.60
3/04 Xuetangwan 学堂湾 2.25 5.85
3/05 Dashancun 大山村 1.65 7.50
3/06 Huaxi 花溪 2.30 9.80
3/07 Chalukou 岔路口 1.90 11.70
3/08 Jiugongli 九公里 1.20 12.90
3/09 Qilong 麒龙 1.00 13.90
3/10 Bagongli 八公里 1.35 15.25
3/11 Chongqing Jiaotong University[7] 重庆交通大学[7] 1.35 16.60 Nan'an
3/12 Liugongli 六公里 1.05 17.65
3/13 Chongqing Technology and Business University[7] 重庆工商大学[7] 1.05 18.70
3/14 Sigongli 四公里  Loop  1.05 19.75
3/15 Nanping 南坪  10  1.30 21.05
3/16 Gongmao 工贸 2.25 23.30
3/17 Tongyuanju 铜元局 1.30 24.60
3/18 Lianglukou 两路口  1    CQW 1.85 26.45 Yuzhong
3/19 Niujiaotuo 牛角沱  2  1.05 27.50
3/20 Huaxinjie 华新街 0.85 28.35 Jiangbei
3/21 Guanyinqiao 观音桥  9  1.15 29.50
3/22 Hongqihegou 红旗河沟  6  1.50 31.00 Yubei
3/23 Jiazhoulu 嘉州路  4  1.20 32.20
3/24 Zhengjiayuanzi 郑家院子 1.30 33.50
3/25 Tangjiayuanzi 唐家院子 1.00 34.50
3/26 Shiziping 狮子坪 1.05 35.55
3/27 S Square of Chongqing N Railway Station 重庆北站南广场  10   Loop   YW    CUW 0.60 36.15
3/28 Longtousi 龙头寺 1.15 37.30
3/29 Tongjiayuanzi 童家院子 1.60 38.90
3/30 Jinyu 金渝 1.65 40.55
3/31 Jintonglu 金童路 1.20 41.75
3/32 Yuanyang 鸳鸯 2.25 44.00
3/33 The EXPO Garden 园博园  5 [a] 1.55 45.55
3/34 Cuiyun 翠云 1.50 47.05
3/35 Changfulu 长福路 1.70 48.75
3/36 Huixing 回兴  9  1.90 50.65
3/37 Shuanglong 双龙 1.55 52.20
3/38 Bijin 碧津 2.10 54.30
3/39 Terminal 2 of Jiangbei Airport 江北机场T2航站楼  10    CKG 3.40 57.70
Airport branch
3/40 Shuangfengqiao 双凤桥 2.00 59.70 Yubei
3/41 Konggang Square 空港广场 0.90 60.6
3/42 Gaobaohu 高堡湖 2.05 62.65
3/43 Guanyuelu 观月路 2.80 65.45
3/44 Lianhua 莲花 1.20 66.65
3/45 Jurenba 举人坝 1.60 68.25
  1. ^ Out of system transfer via The EXPO Garden Center

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "重庆轨道3号线成世界上最繁忙的单轨线". 国际在线. Archived from the original on 2014-12-05. Retrieved 2014-11-30.
  2. ^ "重庆轨道客运量9月30日创新高 达到257.4万乘次".
  3. ^ F_100543. "Chongqing Rail Transit Line 3 opens to traffic".
  4. ^ http://www.cqmetro.cn/wwwroot_release/crtweb/ztbd/shx/zxbd/292883.shtml
  5. ^ http://www.cqmetro.cn/wwwroot_release/crtweb/ztbd/shx/index.shtml
  6. ^ "Sina Visitor System".
  7. ^ a b c d "重庆轨道交通4座车站于12月1日更名". 2019-11-30.