Line 1 (Nanjing Metro)

Line 1 of the Nanjing Metro (Chinese: 南京地铁1号线; pinyin: Nánjīng Dìtiě Yī Hào Xiàn) is a north-south line and the first operating metro line in the Nanjing Metro system, inaugurated on September 3, 2005. After the opening of the 25.08 km (15.58 mi)-long south extension line on May 28, 2010,[2] the total length of Line 1 is now 37.9 km (23.5 mi),[3] running from CPU to Maigaoqiao.

Line 1
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A line 1 train is approaching Hongshan Zoo station
Overview
Type Rapid transit
Status In operation
Locale Jiangning, Yuhuatai, Qinhuai, Gulou, Xuanwu and Qixia districts
Nanjing, Jiangsu
Termini Maigaoqiao
CPU
Stations 27
Daily ridership 763,000 (2014 Avg.)
1,087,000 (2014 Peak)[1]
Operation
Opened August 12, 2005
Character Underground and elevated
Technical
Line length 37.9 km (23.5 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Operating speed 65km/h (Normal), 80km/h (Maxmium)
Route map

North extension
Maigaoqiao
Hongshan Zoo
Nanjing railway station
 3  China Railway China Railway High-speed
Beijing–Shanghai railway
Jinchuan River
Xinmofan­malu
Xuanwumen
Gulou
 4 
Zhujianglu
Xinjiekou
 2 
Zhangfuyuan
Sanshanjie
Qinhuai River
Nanjing–Tongling railway
Zhonghuamen
China Railway
Andemen
 10 
 10  to Yushanlu
Xiaohang Depot
Tianlongsi
Ruanjian­dadao
Huashenmiao
 3  to Linchang
 S1   S3 
Nanjing South
railway station
 3   S1   S3  China Railway High-speed
Beijing–Shanghai high-speed railway
Shuanglong­dadao
Qinhuai New River
Hedingqiao
Shengtailu
Baijiahu
Xiaolongwan
Qinhuai River
Zhushanlu
Tianyin­dadao
Longmian­dadao
NMU - JIETT
NJCI
CPU
CPU Depot

Opening timeline

Segment Commencement Length Station(s) Name
Maigaoqiao — Andemen 27 August 2005 21.72 km (13.50 mi) 12 Phase 1 (1st section)
Andemen — Xiaohang 27 August 2005 2.1 km (1.30 mi) 1 Phase 1 (2nd section)
Xiaohang — Olympic Stadium 3 September 2005 4.6 km (2.86 mi) 3 Phase 1 (3rd section)
Andemen — CPU 28 May 2010 25.08 km (15.58 mi) 14 Southern extension
Nanjing South 28 June 2011 Infill station 1
Andemen[a] — Olympic Stadium 1 July 2014 −6.7 km (−4.16 mi) -4 Line 1 & 10 realignment project
  1. ^ Not including Andemen (elevated) station.

Route

This line mainly runs in a north-south direction. It starts at Maigaoqiao station in the north, and continues southwards towards CPU station which is located at the southeastern side of Nanjing.

Of the total 21.72 km of the main line track, 14.33 km of the Line 1 track runs underground, while 7.39 km of the track run on or above the ground. Of the total 16 stations, 11 of them are underground stations while the other 5 are either ground or elevated stations.

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A view of Line 1 train stopping at Zhangfuyuan when first opened in 2006

The southern extension line of Metro Line 1 has a total length of 25.08 km with 15 stations (excluding Andemen station). Of the total 15 stations, 8 of them are underground and the other 7 are all elevated stations.[4]

Current stations

Service
routes
Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
Maigaoqiao 迈皋桥 0.000 0.000 Qixia
Hongshan Zoo 红山动物园 1.142 1.142 Xuanwu
Nanjing Railway Station 南京火车站  3  Nanjing railway station NJH 1.123 2.265
Xinmofan­malu 新模范马路 1.691 3.956 Gulou
Xuanwumen 玄武门 1.061 5.017 Xuanwu
Gulou 鼓楼  4  1.254 6.271 Gulou
Zhujianglu 珠江路 0.862 7.133 Qinhuai
Xinjiekou 新街口  2  1.147 8.280 Qinhuai
Zhangfuyuan 张府园 1.125 9.405
Sanshanjie 三山街 0.909 10.314
Zhonghuamen 中华门 Zhonghuamen railway station VNH 1.914 12.228 Yuhuatai
Andemen 安德门  10  2.093 14.321
Tianlongsi 天隆寺 1.455 15.776
Ruanjian­dadao 软件大道 1.283 17.059
Huashenmiao 花神庙 1.076 18.135
Nanjing South Railway Station 南京南站  3   S1   S3  Nanjing South railway station NKH 1.853 19.988
Shuanglong­dadao 双龙大道 2.276 22.264 Jiangning
Hedingqiao 河定桥 1.345 23.609
Shengtailu 胜太路 0.904 24.513
Baijiahu 百家湖 1.332 25.845
Xiaolongwan 小龙湾 1.475 27.320
Zhushanlu 竹山路 1.135 28.455
Tianyin­dadao 天印大道 1.919 30.374
Longmian­dadao 龙眠大道 1.312 31.686
NMU / JIETT 南医大·江苏经贸学院 1.550 33.236
NJCI 南京交院 2.720 35.956
CPU 中国药科大学 1.964 37.920

Proposed extensions

North

There are plans for Line 1 to extend northwards to Yanziji. The first phase of the extension line will cover a length of 5 km with 4 elevated stations.[5]

References

  1. ^ 南京地铁日均客流创新纪录 187万人次 (in Chinese). 1 Oct 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-12.
  2. ^ "Nanjing Metro places €85·5m train order". Railway Gazette International. 2008-01-25. Archived from the original on 2016-10-22.
  3. ^ 南京地铁. www.nj-dt.com. Archived from the original on 2013-11-06. Retrieved 2010-05-27.
  4. ^ "南京地铁". www.nj-dt.com. Retrieved 2010-05-27.
  5. ^ 南京地铁一号线北延到新港 Archived 2009-08-06 at the Wayback Machine.

External links

  • Line 1 on the official Nanjing Metro website (includes route map) (in Chinese)

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