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Nanjing–Tianchang Intercity Railway

Intercity Railway
Line S8
Type Suburban metro
Status In operation
Termini Taishanxincun
Stations 26
Opened 1 August 2014
Character Underground and elevated
Line length 45.21 km (28.1 mi)
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Nanjing–Tianchang Intercity Railway, commonly known as the Ningtian Intercity Railway (Chinese: 宁天城际轨道交通; pinyin: Níngtiān Xhéngjì Guǐdào Jiāotōng[Note 1]) or Tiancheng Line is a suburban metro rail line serving the northern suburbs of Nanjing and eventually link up with Tianchang in Anhui.[1][2]

Station list

Station Name
Station Name
Platform Types
Taishanxincun 泰山新村 Island (Underground) Pukou
Taifenglu 泰冯路 Island (Underground)  3 
Nanjing High-Tech Zone 高新开发区 Island (Elevated)
NUIST 信息工程大学 Side (Elevated)
Xiejiadian 卸甲甸 Side (Elevated) Luhe
Dachang 大厂 Side (Elevated)
Getang 葛塘 Island (Elevated)
Changlu 长芦 Island (Elevated)
Huagongyuan 化工园 Island (Elevated)
Luhe Economic Zone 六合开发区 Island (Elevated)
Longchi 龙池 Island (Underground)
Xiongzhou 雄州 Island (Underground)
Fenghuangshangongyuan 凤凰山公园 Island (Underground)
Fangzhouguangchang 方州广场 Island (Underground)
Shenqiao 沈桥 Side (Elevated)
Babaiqiao 八百桥 Side (Elevated)
Jinniuhu 金牛湖 Side (Elevated)


  1. ^ "Ning" (宁), is the standard Chinese abbreviation for Nanjing. It comes from the name Jiangning that the city had in the early Qing.


  1. ^ 大桥北路到金牛湖将只要半小时. 南京日报.
  2. ^ 宁天城际一期开工 青奥会前通车. 南京日报.
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