Shijiazhuang Metro

Shijiazhuang Metro (Chinese: 石家庄地铁; branded as SJZ Metro) is a rapid transit system in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China.

Shijiazhuang Metro
Shijiazhuang Metro.svg
Overview
LocaleShijiazhuang, Hebei, China
Transit typeRapid transit
Number of lines3
Number of stations51
Websitehttp://www.sjzmetro.cn/
Operation
Began operationJune 26, 2017; 3 years ago (2017-06-26)
Technical
System length61.6 km (38.3 mi)[1]
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge

NetworkEdit

 
Shijiazhuang Metro (Update in June 2019)
Line Terminals
(District or County)
Commencement Newest
Extension
Length
km
Stations
 1  Xiwang
(Qiaoxi)
Fuze
(Zhengding)
2017 2019 34.3 26
 2  Liuxinzhuang
(Chang'an)
Jiahualu
(Yuhua)
2020 15.5 15
 3  Xisanzhuang
(Xinhua)
Shijiazhuangzhan
(Qiaoxi / Yuhua)
2017 2020 11.8 10
Total 61.6[1] 51

Line 1Edit

Line 1, opened on 26 June 2017. It is 34.3 kilometers in length with 26 underground stations.

Line 2Edit

Line 2, opened on 26 August 2020. It is 15.5 kilometers in length with 15 underground stations.

Line 3Edit

Line 3, opened on 26 June 2017. It is 11.8 kilometers in length with 10 underground stations.

BackgroundEdit

Planning and preparation for construction began in 2001 and 2008 respectively, but was delayed due to the world economic crisis. The projected was approved by National Development and Reform Commission[2] and included in the urban rail development project 2012–2020.[3][4]

Construction of the first metro station at the Shijiazhuang railway station started in September 2012.[5][6] Construction at other sites began on 14 May 2013.[7]

Lines 1, 2 and 3 have, in total, 52 stations, 59.1 km length and will cost 42.19 billion yuan to construct.

Phase 1 of Line 1, has 20 stations and is 23.9 km[8] in length. Phase 2 of Line 1 has 8 stations and is 13.495 km in length.[9] Only 6 stations in Phase 2, from Xiaohedadao to Fuze (10.4 km[10]) are operational.

Line 3, has 17 stations and is 19.6 km in length. (Currently 11.8 km in length with 10 stations are in operation.)

Line 2, has 15 stations and is 15.5 km in length.[11] It was opened on 26 August 2020.[11]

Line 1 runs from west to east and then to the north of city. Line 3 runs from north-west to south-east and then eastwards. Each line intersects other two. Lines 1 and 3 intersects at Xinbaiguangchang. The stations of these two lines were named in January 2013.[7][12][13] Line 2 runs from north to south.[14]

Lines under constructionEdit

Planned Opening Line Terminals Length
km
Stations Reference
2021[15]  3  (Phase 1 Eastern section) Shijiazhuangzhan Sanjiaotang 7.6 7 [16]
2021[15]  3  (Phase 2) Sanjiaotang Beilexiang 8.1 5 [17]
TBA  1  (Phase 2 North section) Fuze Dongyang 3.1 2 [18]

Future DevelopmentEdit

There will be 63.6 km of new lines in the Phase 2 construction plan of Shijiazhuang Metro, including Line 1 (Phase 3), Line 4, Line 5 (Phase 1), Line 6 (Phase 1).[19]

Line Terminals Length
km
Stations Reference
 1  (Phase 3) Xiwang Huai'anlu 3.74 2 [19]
 4  Yucunnanlu Gongyingqiaoxi 24.4 21 [19]
 5  (Phase 1) Gongbeilu Tangubeidajie 19.7 18 [19]
 6  (Phase 1) Huaizhonglu Dongzuolu 15.76 11 [19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "石家庄地铁2号线一期将于8月26日开通运营". 25 August 2020. 石家庄轨道交通运营里程将增至61.6公里
  2. ^ "China approves 25 urban rail projects to boost economy - Xinhua | English.news.cn". 25 November 2012. Archived from the original on 25 November 2012.
  3. ^ "石家庄市城市轨道交通建设规划(2012–2020)". Archived from the original on 13 January 2014.
  4. ^ "石家庄市轨道交通有限责任公司". Archived from the original on 13 January 2014.
  5. ^ 石家庄新客站:西站房将于明年底投入使用 (The new Shijiazhuang passenger station: the western section will be opened by the end of the next year), 2010-08-30 (in Chinese)
  6. ^ Shijiazhuang Metro Line 2 station officially started yesterday Archived 13 January 2014 at Archive.today
  7. ^ a b Hebei Shijiazhuang Metro to invest 350 million development of the railway to start next month
  8. ^ "石家庄地铁开通 河北正式迈入"地铁时代"_央广网". www.cnr.cn.
  9. ^ "石家庄地铁1号线二期工程顺利通过单位工程竣工验收(组图)-中工城建-中工网". build.workercn.cn.
  10. ^ "石家庄地铁1号线二期先开通这6座车站,票价确定". 河北新闻网.
  11. ^ a b "石家庄地铁2号线一期工程8月26日载客运营". 16 August 2020.
  12. ^ 石家庄:地铁1、3号线出入站命名》,新华网河北频道] (in Chinese)
  13. ^ "New metro line to be built in Shijiazhuang, Hebei".
  14. ^ Shijiazhuang Metro Line 2 in 2015 to start building Huai An Road due to fast road with no line
  15. ^ a b "石家庄地铁1号线二期今日载客试运营". 26 June 2019. 3号线一期东段及二期...力争2021年上半年开通 (Line 3 Phase 1 Eastern section and Line 3 Phase 2 will open in the first half of 2021)
  16. ^ "石家庄地铁3号线一期两边段铺轨工程全速推进". 7 August 2019.
  17. ^ "石家庄市地铁3号线二期开工 将于2021年通车试运营". 11 May 2018.
  18. ^ "e周关注(2020.8.23-8.29)". 30 August 2020. 8月25日,四公司石家庄地铁一号线二期03标福东区间右线隧道顺利贯通 (The tunnel from Fuze to Dongshangze is completed on August 25, 2020.)
  19. ^ a b c d e "石家庄同时启动4条线路可研总承包招标 招标公告全文(1号线三期和5号线一期、4号线和6号线一期)". 22 January 2020.

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