Line 6 (Chongqing Rail Transit)

CRT Line 6 (and the branch line branded as International Expo line) is the second heavy rail subway line in Chongqing. It opened with provisional revenue service on September 28, 2012, and connects Nan'an, Yuzhong, and Jiangbei districts in central Chongqing.

Line 6
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Chongqing Rail Transit - Hongqihegou - Line 6.JPG
Hongqihegou Station platform
Overview
Typerapid transit
SystemChongqing Rail Transit
Statusoperational
TerminiChayuan
Beibei
Stations33
Daily ridership452,300 (2016 Peak)[1]
Operation
Opened28 September 2012; 7 years ago (2012-09-28)
Operator(s)Chongqing Rail Transit Corp., Ltd
Technical
Line length75.9 km (47.2 mi)
Track gauge1435 mm
Operating speed100 km/h (top)
Route map

Chongqing E Railway Station
Yuma Rd
Qiangwei Rd
Chayuan
Qiujiawan
Changshengqiao
Bus interchange
Liujiaping
Changsheng Depot
 Loop 
Shangxinjie
 1 
Xiaoshizi
Grand Theater
Jiangbeicheng
 9 
Wulidian
 Loop   9 
Hongtudi
 10 
Huangnibang
 3  Bus interchange
Hongqihegou
Flower Garden
 5 
Dalongshan
Ranjiaba
Parking  Loop   5 
Optical Electronics Zone
Dazhulin Depot
Dazhulin
Kangzhuang
Jiuquhe
International
Expo branch
Lijia
Happy Valley
Jinshansi
Huangmaoping
Gaoyikou
Caojiawan
International
Expo Center
Caijia
 10 
Yuelai
Xiangjiagang
 10 
Wangjiazhuang
Qingxi River
Longfengxi Depot
Caojiawan Depot
Longfengxi
Liujiayuanzi
Zhuangyuanbei
Beibei Railway Station Bus interchange
Siyuan
Southwest University
Fuxing
Beibei
Bus interchange
Hongyanping
Shaheba
Interior of a Line 6 train

Opening timelineEdit

Segment Commencement Length Station(s) Name
Wulidian — Kangzhuang 28 September 2012 13.91 km (8.64 mi) 9 Phase 1 (initial section)
Kangzhuang — Lijia 26 December 2012 3.9 km (2.42 mi) 1 Phase 1 (2nd section)
Ranjiaba 20 January 2013 Infill station 1
Lijia — Yuelai 15 May 2013 12.1 km (7.52 mi) 2 International Expo line Phase 1
Lijia — Beibei 31 December 2013 23.4 km (14.54 mi) 4 Phase 2 (northern section)
Jiuquhe, Tiansheng 28 September 2014 Infill stations 2
Xiangjiagang 26 November 2014 Infill station 1
Chayuan — Wulidian 30 December 2014 19.2 km (11.93 mi) 7 Phase 1 (final section) & Phase 2 (southern section)
Pingchang,[a] Huangmaoping 28 February 2015 Infill stations 2
Caojiawan, Gaoyikou 26 October 2015 Infill stations 2
Jiangbeicheng 28 January 2016 Infill station 1
  1. ^ Currently named as Happy Valley.

Current Stations (south to north)Edit

Service
routes
Station
Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
6/01 Chayuan 茶园 0.00 0.00 Nan'an
6/02 Qiujiawan 邱家湾 1.40 1.40
6/03 Changshengqiao 长生桥 1.70 3.10
6/04 Liujiaping 刘家坪 1.80 4.90
6/05 Shangxinjie 上新街  Loop  6.70 11.60
6/06 Xiaoshizi 小什字  1  1.40 13.00 Yuzhong
6/07 Grand Theater 大剧院 1.25 14.25 Jiangbei
6/08 Jiangbeicheng 江北城  9  1.00 15.25
6/09 Wulidian 五里店  9   Loop  1.30 16.55
6/10 Hongtudi 红土地  10  1.45 18.00
6/11 Huangnibang 黄泥磅 1.35 19.35
6/12 Hongqihegou 红旗河沟  3  1.20 20.55 Yubei
6/13 Huahuiyuan 花卉园  4  1.35 21.90
6/14 Dalongshan 大龙山  5  1.85 23.75
6/15 Ranjiaba 冉家坝  5   Loop  0.70 24.45
6/16 Guangdianyuan 光电园 2.15 26.60
6/17 Dazhulin 大竹林 3.05 29.65
6/18 Kangzhuang 康庄 0.80 30.45
6/19 Jiuquhe 九曲河 2.15 32.6
6/20 Lijia 礼嘉 1.60 34.20
6/21 Jinshansi 金山寺 1.35 35.55
6/22 Caojiawan 曹家湾 5.15 40.70 Beibei
6/23 Caijia 蔡家 1.90 42.60
6/24 Xiangjiagang 向家岗 1.95 44.55
6/25 Longfengxi 龙凤溪 8.75 53.30
6/26 Zhuangyuanbei 状元碑 1.75 55.05
6/27 Southwest University[2] 西南大学[2] 2.90 57.95
6/28 Beibei 北碚 1.80 59.75
International Expo branch
6/29 Happy Valley 欢乐谷 2.20 36.40 Yubei
6/30 Huangmaoping 黄茅坪 3.00 39.40
6/31 Gaoyikou 高义口 3.20 42.60
6/32 International Expo Center 国博中心 2.35 44.95
6/33 Yuelai 悦来  10  1.05 46.00

Under ConstructionEdit

International Expo branchEdit

Phase II
Station
Station name Connections Location
English Chinese
6/34 Wangjiazhuang 王家庄  10  Yubei
6/35 Qingxihe 清溪河 Beibei
6/36 Liujiayuanzi 刘家院子
6/37 Siyuan 思源
6/38 Fuxing 复兴
6/39 Hongyanping 红岩坪
6/40 Shaheba 沙河坝

Under PlanningEdit

Line 6 (main line)Edit

  • Currently under planning & review
Line 6 Eastern Extension
(6号线东延伸)
LocationNan'an, Chongqing, China
ProposerChongqing Rail Transit Corp, Ltd. & Chongqing Housing and Construction Committee
Project websitehttp://www.cqmetro.cn & http://zfcxjw.cq.gov.cn
StatusUnder planning and review
TypeMetro line extension
Start date2020
Completion date2023
Eastern extension

Covering a distance of 5.2 km (3.2 mi), this 3 station extension starts from the existing southern terminus Chayuan and ends at Chongqing East Railway Station (Chongqingdong Railway Station), with 2 stations in between. Construction is expected to begin in 2020, with an estimated completion in 2023. The project is currently under planning and review.[3]

Station
Station name Connections Location
English Chinese
6/TBA Chongqing E Railway Station 重庆东站  8   24   27  Nan'an
6/TBA Yumalu 玉马路
6/TBA Qiangweilu 蔷薇路


NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 重庆轨道客运量9月30日创新高 达到257.4万乘次.
  2. ^ a b "重庆轨道交通4座车站于12月1日更名". 2019-11-30.
  3. ^ 重庆市城市轨道交通第四期第一批建设规划(2019-2024年)环境影响评价公众参与第二次公示. Chongqing Housing and Construction Committee (in Chinese). 14 October 2019. Retrieved 16 October 2019.[permanent dead link]