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Line 16, Shanghai Metro

 

Line 16, Shanghai Metro

Line 16
十六号线
Overview
Type Rapid transit
Status Operational
Locale Shanghai, China
Termini Luoshan Road
Dishui Lake
Stations 11
Operation
Opening 29 December 2013
Character Elevated
Technical
Line length 52.85 km (32.84 mi)
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

Line 16 is a southern line of the Shanghai Metro network. It was originally designated as Line 21 was planned as the south part of Line 11. This line entirely runs in Pudong District and starts from Longyang Road, Pudong District, via Huinan Town, Shanghai Wild Animal Park, the proposed Pudong Railway Station to Dishui Lake Station. The line is 52.85 km long and has 11 stations. Construction begun in early 2009, and the line opened on 29 December 2013.[1][2] The 2nd phase will be completed by the end of 2014. When complete, it will provide interchanges to Lines 2, 7, 11, 13 and 18. It is the only line in the Shanghai Metro to feature different stopping services, with an express services stopping only at Longyang Road, Luoshan, Xinchang, Huinan, and Dishui Lake Stations,[3] but as for June 2014 this express service is not yet operating. The line is colored aqua on system maps.

Stations

EX
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Station Name
English
Station Name
Hanzi
Transfer
Location
Longyang Road (closed) 龙阳路 27Maglev Pudong
Middle Huaxia Road (closed) 华夏中路 13
Luoshan Road 罗山路 11
East Zhoupu 周浦东
Heshahangcheng 鹤沙航城
East Hangtou 航头东
Xinchang 新场
Wild Animal Park 野生动物园
Huinan 惠南
East Huinan 惠南东
Shuyuan 书院
Lingang Avenue 临港大道
Dishui Lake 滴水湖

Name change

The new line was originally designated as Line 21. Shanghai Metro Authorities have sinced changed this to Line 16,[4] and will integrate into the planned transport hub of Lingang city.[5]

References

  1. ^ Abstract of Environment Protect Report
  2. ^ Plan file for Yuqiao Community
  3. ^ 轨道交通11号线南段工程年内动工
  4. ^ Lines 20 and 21 to be renamed as 17 and 16 respectively
  5. ^ Transport hub for Lingang


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