Changchun Rail Transit

Changchun Rail Transit

Overview
Locale Changchun, Jilin, China
Transit type Rapid transit & Light rail
Number of lines 1 (light rail)
1 (rapid transit)
Number of stations 49
Daily ridership 140,000 (2012 Daily Avg.)
200,000 (2012 Peak)[1]

 

Changchun Rail Transit or Changchun Metro is an on-ground rail mass transit system in the city of Changchun, Jilin province, China. It is said to be the first light rail transit or metrotram system on mainland China. The initial phase of Line 3 was completed in 2001, the 2nd phase was completed in 2006. Thus the construction of Line 3 has been totally finished. It officially opened to revenue service in October 2002. The current total length of the route is 50.63 kilometers (31.46 mi) with 49 stations.4 sections of 4 Lines are under construction.

The system will be expanded by two lines of conventional underground metro and one line of lightrail. Construction of the first line of metro (Line 1), with 18 stations and a length of 20.12 kilometers (12.50 mi), started in 2011, and it is planned to open for service in 2016. Construction on a second metro line (Line 2) started in 2012.Construction on a third lightrail line (Line Beihu) started in 2014. Construction on extending Line 3 started in 2014.

Line Terminals
(District)
Opened Newest
Extension
Length
km
Stations
   3 Changchun Railway Station
(Kuancheng)
Changyingshijicheng
(Nanguan)
2002 2006 31.9 33
   4 Northern Stop of Changchun Railway Station
(Kuancheng)
Chechang
(Nanguan)
2011 2012 18.7 16
Light rail total 31.9 33
Metro total 18.7 16
Grand total 50.63 49

 

 Lines in Operation
 Line 3: Changchun Railway Station – Movie Wonderland
Length: 20mi (32km)
Station Number: 33
Route: Railway Station – Liaoning Road – Furong Bridge – Xi’an Bridge – Nanchang Road – Chaoyang Bridge – Jiefang Bridge – Huxi Bridge – Kuanping Bridge – Fusong Road – Nanhu Road – Huguang Road – Guigu Avenue – Qianjin West – Qianjin Avenue – Weiming Street – Weiguang Street – Weixing Square – Yatai Avenue – Yitong Lake – Linhe Street – Xiantai Avenue – Convention & Exhibition Center – Century Square – University of Chinese Medicine – Northeast Normal University – Huaqiao University of Foreign Languages (Boxue Road) – Agricultural Exposition Park – Jingyue Park – Zishan Road – Fuzhi Road – Ski Resort – Movie Wonderland
Note: The metro line will extend east further with other four stations – Liaoning Road, Changchun Railway Station South, Nanyatai Street, and Museum of Imperial Palace of Manchu State.

Line 4: Changchun Railway Station North – Chechang
Length: 10mi (16km)
Station Number: 16
Route: Railway Station North – North Yatai Avenue – Museum of Imperial Palace of Manchu State – Dongdaqiao – Dongxin Road – Jilin Road – Gongping Road – Ziyou Road – Pudong Road – Dongnanhu Road – Beihai Road – Weixing Road – Shirong Road –South 3rd Ring Road – South 4th Ring Road – Chechang

Ticket Price

  1. The fare varies from the distance: CNY 2 for the first 9mi (14.5km), CNY 3 for 9-15mi (14.5-24.5km) and CNY 4 for farther distance.
    2. Passengers with Light Rail Smart Card can enjoy 5% off.

Lines to be Opened
 Line 1: Hongzuizi – Beihuan
Length: 11mi (18 km)
Route: Hongzuizi – Southern New Town – Municipal Government – Weixing Square – Fanronglu – Gongnong Square – Zoological and Botanical Garden – Children’s Park – People’s Square – Shengli Park – Changchun Railway Station – Changchun Railway Station North – Yikuangjie – Qingfenglu – Beihuan
Note: Line 1 is scheduled to serve the public by the end of June 2017.

Line 2: International Auto Park – East Transportation Hub
Length: 14mi (23km)
Route: International Auto Park – Fuao Industrial Park – West Lake – West Railway Station – Yuanjiadian – Xixing – West Ring Road – Heping Avenue – Jingyang Square – Jiefang Bridge – Jianshe Square – Cultural Square – Jiefang Road – Pingyang Street – Nanguan – Jilin Road – Dongsheng Street – Lequn Street – Century Avenue – Oriental Square – Taiyanggou – Zhaojiagangzi – East Transportation Hub

Line 5: Fufengtuan – Xinglongtuan
Length: 26mi (42km)
Route: Fufengtuan – Chaoyang Industrial Park – 102 – Jingyu Square – Qianjin Avenue – Fanrong Road – Nanhu Square – Huxi Road – Xinmin Square – People’s Square – Stadium – Dongling Street – Nanguan – Rongguang Road – Dongdaqiao – Hedong Road – Dongrong Road – Tongkang Road – Changxin Road – East 3rd Ring Road – Yingjuntuan – Xinglongtuan

Line 6: West Railway Station – Movie Wonderland
Length: 19mi (30km)

Line 7: Bailongju – Taipingshan
Length: 29mi (47km)
Main Stations: Bailongju, Dazhou Square, Feiyue Road, Nanhu Square, Stadium, Shisanju, Changchun Normal University, Xinghua, Taipingshan

Line 8: Lanjia – Changping Cooperation Zone
Length: 31mi (51km)
Main Stations: Lanjia, Zhengyang Street, South New Town, Changping Cooperation Zone

Line 9: Haoyue Park – Fuzhi Road South
Length: 24mi (39km)
Main Stations: Haoyue Park, Dafangshen Airport, Xi’an Road, People’s Square, Minkang Road, Dongling Street, Nanhu Road, East Ring Road, Xincheng Avenue, Fuzhou Road South

Line 10: Mishazi – West Highway
Length: 29mi (47km)
Main Stations: Mishazi, Changde Cooperation Zone, Jiutai Economic Development Zone, Xinglong General Bonded Area, West Highway