Xinzhuang station (Shanghai Metro)

Xinzhuang (simplified Chinese: 莘庄; traditional Chinese: 莘莊; pinyin: Xīnzhuāng) is an interchange station on the Shanghai Metro. It is the southern terminus of Line 1 and the northern terminus of Line 5. It is one of the busiest stations in the Shanghai Metro, serving 230,000 passengers every day.[1] Both Line 1 and Line 5's stations have two side platforms and two tracks, with a wall separating the Line 1 and the Line 5 platforms.

Xinzhuang

莘庄
Shanghai Metro
Shanghai Metro
Xinzhuang Station 2.jpg
Old station building
General information
LocationXinzhuang, Minhang District, Shanghai
China
Coordinates31°06′40″N 121°23′07″E / 31.111193°N 121.385379°E / 31.111193; 121.385379Coordinates: 31°06′40″N 121°23′07″E / 31.111193°N 121.385379°E / 31.111193; 121.385379
Operated byShanghai No. 1 Metro Operation Co. Ltd.
Line(s)
Platforms4 (2 side platforms for Line 1, 2 side platforms for Line 5)
Tracks4
ConnectionsXinzhuang railway station (Shanghai) Xinzhuang Railway station (XZH)
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeL01/01
History
Opened
  • 28 December 1996 (1996-12-28) (Line 1)
  • 25 November 2003 (2003-11-25) (Line 5)
Services
Preceding station Shanghai Metro Following station
Waihuanlu
towards Fujin Road
Line 1 Terminus
Terminus Line 5 Chunshen Road
Location
Xinzhuang is located in Shanghai
Xinzhuang
Xinzhuang
Location in Shanghai

The station opened on Line 1 on 28 December 1996,[2] with the Line 5 interchange having opened on 25 November 2003.[3]

Station LayoutEdit

2F Concourse Faregates, Station Agent
Entrances and Exits North/South exits
1F Side platform, doors open on the right
Northbound      Line 1 towards Fujin Road (Waihuanlu)
Southbound      Line 1 termination track →
Side platform, doors open on the right
Side platform, doors open on the right
Northbound      Line 5 termination track
Southbound      Line 5 towards Fengxian Xincheng or Minhang Development Zone (Chunshen Road)
Side platform, doors open on the right

ExitsEdit

The current exits of the station are all not the original exits before the reconstruction of Xinzhuang station, and will soon be replaced with formal ones after the completion of the reconstruction.

North 1st Exit (Temporary): South of East Xinjian Road, west of South Shuiqing Road

North 2nd Exit (Temporary): South of East Xinjian Road, east of South Shuiqing Road

South Exit (Temporary): North of Xinzhu Road, northwest of Dushi Road

Bus ConnectionsEdit

As an important terminal of Shanghai Metro system, Xinzhuang station has various bus connections, with local bus routes connecting residence areas around, and longer-distance bus routes serving suburban districts including Fengxian, Jinshan and Songjiang.

Future DevelopmentEdit

Xinzhuang station is now undergoing reconstruction, which is contributed by Sun Hung Kai Properties and local official developers. The reconstruction will include the building of new metro stations for Line 1 and 5, new railway station for Shanghai–Kunming Railway and Jinshan Railway and indoor bus and taxi terminals. Commercials and residences will also be built on the platform holding the new station complex.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 上海地铁今年将改造10座车站 多条线路挖潜增能. sh.sina.com.cn. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
  2. ^ 上海轨道交通1号线的历史&大事记. Sina Corp. 2009-10-20. Archived from the original on 2015-12-22.
  3. ^ 上海市地方志办公室 上海通网站 上海市地情资料库 上海市的百科全书. shtong.gov.cn. Retrieved 13 September 2017.