NEWS: LINE 1 TO OPEN IN JUNE / ALL STATIONS LISTED
Original article by 长沙地铁 (ditie0731)
Translated by WNIC News Correspondent Ben Wilkinson / Re-edited by WNIC
Good news everyone!
They've started test runs on line 1!
On 21st March, the long awaited north-south mainline has finally reached the test run phase. The secretary of Changsha city council Mr. Fu, Changsha's mayor Hu Heng Hua, city leaders Zhang Ying Chun, Li Chun Qiu, Liu Ming Li, city government secretary Zhang Tan Yong and the project engineers all rode on the train together in order to bear witness to this historic moment.
Line 1's route
Line 1 is the main north to south line for the Changsha metro, Line 1 and 2 make up the main framework of the Chansha metro, forming a cross going from north-south, east-west. This makes line one one of the most important routes in the whole of the Changsha transportation network. Line 1 runs over a distance of around 23.627km, with a total of 20 stations, out of these 20 stations, 19 are below ground, and one is a high-rise rail station. There are 8 interchanges on the whole line.
The line starts in from the north with Kaifu district government to Shangshuangtang, passing Wuyi square, Nanmenkou, Houjiatang, Provincial government, Zhongxin Cheng etc. with a total of 20 stations overall. Linking upthe Wujialing, Wuyi, Dongtang, Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan commercial districts.
Changsha north bus station, Kaifu district government, Xiangjiang Shiji Cheng
Fuyuan road bridge, Xiangjiang Shiji Cheng, Wanguo Cheng, Wanke Cheng, ZhujianghuaCheng, Yingxiang Chuntian
Beichen Delta, Wujialing, Changsha city museum, Changsha library, Changsha music hall
Changsha, Zhuzhou, Xiangtan intercity rail interchange
Kaifu temple, Wujialing
Metroline six interchange
Central south university Xiangya hospital, Hunan province health department
Yingpanroad Xiangjiang tunnel, Changsha number one hospital, Hunan finance centre, MeiMei shopping center
Metroline 2 interchange
Wuyi square, Wangfujing shopping center, New world shopping center, Simenkou,Pinghetang, Jiulongcang
Huang Xing Square
Huangxing road walking street, Hualongchi (bar street)
Nanmenkou, Tianxin pavilion, Changjun middle school.
Metroline 3 interchange
Houjiatang, Helong stadium, Baisha well, Tianhan grand theatre, Changsha number 15 middle school
Aier Ophthalmological hostpital
Metroline 4 interchange
Huangtuling, Tianxin district number 1 middle school, Changsha welfare home
Tujiachong, Changsha number 21 middle school, Jinse avenue, Hunan province bureau of quality and technical supervision
Central South university railway university, Central south university of forestry and technology, Xinzhong road Lijiao bridge
Provincial inland revenue bureau, Hunan engineering and construction group
Metroline 8 interchange
Hunan province government, Tianxin district government
Guihuaping, Shibei primary school
Metroline 5 interchange, Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan intercity rail interchange
Zhongxin Xincheng, you a aote laisi, Xinyuanhe Cheng
Changsha-Zhuzhou line interchange
Changsha science and engineering college Yuntang campus
Line 1 is predicted to open to the public by the end