Loop line (Chongqing Rail Transit)

Loop line of CRT is a rapid transit loop line.[3] (also known as Line 0; Chinese: 〇号线 or 零号线) The northeastern section was opened on December 28, 2018. The southern section with the Egongyan Rail Transit Bridge opened on December 30, 2019.[4] When the line is fully completed, it will run through two important railway stations, Chongqing North Railway Station, and Chongqing West Railway Station.[5]

Loop line
 Loop 
Wulidian Station Platform (Loop Line).jpg
Wulidian Station platform
Overview
Other name(s)Line 0
Native name重庆轨道交通环线
TypeRapid transit
SystemChongqing Rail Transit
StatusOperational
LocaleChongqing, China
Stations26 (operational)
Line number0
Operation
Opened28 December 2018; 17 months ago (2018-12-28)
Operator(s)Chongqing Rail Transit (Group) Co., Ltd.
Technical
Line length43.2 km (26.8 mi)[1][2] (operational)
51 km (when fully complete)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification1500 V DC Overhead line
Route map

Dongbu Park
E Honghu Rd
 5   6  Parking
Ranjiaba
Sports Park
Min'an Ave
 4 
Nanqiaosi
Yudaishan
S Square of Chongqing
N Railway Station
Chongqing North Railway Station  3   10 
Gaojiahuayuan Rail Transit Bridge
across Jialing River
Yulu
Chongqing University
Wulidian
 6   9 
 1   9 
Shapingba
Tianxingqiao
Danzishi
Majiayan Depot
Tushan
Chongqing Library
Tushan Depot
Fengmingshan
Renji
Shangqiao
Shangxinjie
 6 
Shanghao
 5 
Chongqing W.
Railway Station
Haitangxi
Luojiaba
Hualong
Sigongli Depot
Erlang
Sigongli
 3 
Caiyun Lake
Chenjiaping
Nanhu
 10 
Olympic Sports Center
Haixia Rd
 2  Norwegian-road-sign-792.14-alpha.svg
Xiejiawan
Norwegian-road-sign-792.14-alpha.svg=
Virtual interchange: transport
card only, re-entry required.
Loop line train on Gaojiahuayuan Bridge

Opening timelineEdit

Segment Commencement Length Station(s) Name
Chongqing Library — Haixialu 28 December 2018 33.7 km (20.94 mi)[1] 17 Northeastern Section
Min'an Ave. 11 January 2019 infill station 1
Luojiaba & Danzishi 1 July 2019 infill stations 2
Nanqiaosi 15 December 2019 infill station 1
Haixialu — Erlang 30 December 2019[4] 9.5 km (5.90 mi)[2] 5 Southern section

StationsEdit

Service
routes
Station
Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
— ↑ Loop line towards Hualong ↑ —
0/01 Chongqing West Railway Station 重庆西站  5  Shapingba
0/02 Shangqiao 上桥
0/03 Fengmingshan 凤鸣山
0/04 Chongqing Library 重庆图书馆
0/05 Tianxingqiao 天星桥
0/06 Shapingba 沙坪坝  1 [a]  9 
0/07 Chongqing University[6] 重庆大学[6]
0/08 Yudaishan 玉带山 Jiangbei
0/09 Nanqiaosi 南桥寺
0/10 Sports Park 体育公园 Yubei
0/11 Ranjiaba 冉家坝  5   6 
0/12 Dongbu Park 动步公园
0/13 Honghudonglu 洪湖东路
0/14 Min'an Ave 民安大道  4 
0/15 S Square of Chongqing N Railway Station 重庆北站南广场  3   10 
0/16 Yulu 渝鲁 Jiangbei
0/17 Wulidian 五里店  6   9 
0/18 Danzishi 弹子石 Nan'an
0/19 Tushan 涂山
0/20 Renji 仁济
0/21 Shangxinjie 上新街  6 
0/22 Shanghao 上浩
0/23 Haitangxi 海棠溪
0/24 Luojiaba 罗家坝
0/25 Sigongli 四公里  3 
0/26 Nanhu 南湖  10 
0/27 Haixialu 海峡路
0/28 Xiejiawan 谢家湾  2 [a] Jiulongpo
0/29 Olympic Sports Center 奥体中心  18 
0/30 Chenjiaping 陈家坪
0/31 Caiyunhu 彩云湖
0/32 Erlang 二郎
0/33 Hualong 华龙
— ↓ Loop line towards Chongqing West Railway Station ↓ —
  1. ^ a b Out of system transfer.

AccidentEdit

On January 8, 2019, a train accident occurred in the tunnel between Haixialu and Nanhu where a train struck an improperly opened and secured safety shield. As a result, 4 people got injured (including 1 death).[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "重庆轨道交通环线东北半环、4号线一期开通试运营". 2018-12-29.
  2. ^ a b "好消息!环线海峡路至二郎段进入不载客试运行阶段". 2019-09-18.
  3. ^ "Construction progress of Chongqing Metro Loop line". www.cqmetro.cn.
  4. ^ a b "重庆又有两段轨道开通:1号线尖璧段、环线西南半环". 2019-12-30.
  5. ^ "轨道交通4号线、5号线、10号线和环线 明年部分线路有望建成通车". May 17, 2016.
  6. ^ a b "重庆轨道交通4座车站于12月1日更名". 2019-11-30.
  7. ^ "The train accident on Chongqing Metro Loop Line".