Line S1 (Nanjing Metro)

Line S1 of the Nanjing Metro (Chinese: 南京地铁S1号线; pinyin: Nánjīng Dìtiě S-Yī Hào Xiàn), is a suburban metro rail line serving the southern suburbs of Nanjing, running from Nanjing South Railway Station to Konggangxinchengjiangning. It connects Nanjing South railway station with Nanjing Lukou International Airport. It is 34.9 km (21.7 mi) long has 8 stations.[5] The line started construction on December 27, 2011,[6][7] and was opened on July 1, 2014. In September 2011 a contract for 15 6 car Type B metro trains was given to CSR Corporation Limited, with the first train arriving in August 2013.[8]

Line S1 also serves as the first stage of the Nanjing–Gaochun intercity railway, with Line S9 serving as the second stage.

Line S1
Nanjing Metro Line S1 Train
A line S1 train is leaving Zhengfangzhonglu station
Other name(s) Airport line[1]
Nanjing–Gaochun intercity railway Phase 1[2]
Ninggao intercity railway Phase 1[3][a]
Type Rapid transit
Status In operation
Locale Jiangning and Yuhuatai districts
Nanjing, Jiangsu
Termini Nanjing South Railway Station
Stations 9
Daily ridership 53,000 (2014 Avg.)
94,000 (2014 Peak)[4]
Opened July 1, 2014
Owner China Railways Airport Construction Group
Operator(s) Nanjing Metro
Character Underground and elevated
Line length 36.3 km (22.6 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

Opening timeline

Segment Commencement Length Station(s) Name
Nanjing South — Nanjing Lukou International Airport 1 July 2014 35.8 km (22.25 mi) 8 Ninggao ICR Phase 1 & Ningli ICR Phase 1
Nanjing Lukou International Airport — Konggangxinchengjiangning 26 May 2018 1.5 km (0.93 mi) 1 Ningli ICR Phase 2
Konggangxinchengjiangning — Wuxiangshan 26 May 2018 see Line S7 (through services)

Station list

Station name Connections Distance
English Chinese
Nanjing South Railway Station 南京南站  1   3   S3  Nanjing South railway station NKH 0.000 0.000 Yuhuatai
Cuipingshan 翠屏山 4.077 4.077 Jiangning
HHU / Fochengxilu 河海大学·佛城西路 3.252 7.329
Jiyindadao 吉印大道 3.242 10.571
Zhengfang­zhonglu 正方中路 4.723 15.294
Xiangyulubei 翔宇路北 7.283 22.577
Xiangyulunan 翔宇路南  S9  4.234 26.811
Lukou International Airport 禄口机场 Nanjing Lukou International Airport NKG 7.926 34.734
Konggangxinchengjiangning 空港新城江宁 1.583 36.317
Zhetang 柘塘 see
Line S7
Konggangxinchenglishui 空港新城溧水
Qunli 群力
Wolonghu 卧龙湖
Lishui 溧水
Zhongshanhu 中山湖
Xingzhuang 幸庄
Wuxiangshan 无想山
The map of Nanjing Metro Airport Line S1


  1. ^ simplified Chinese: 机场线; traditional Chinese: 機場線; pinyin: Jīchǎng Xiàn
  2. ^ 南京到高淳城际轨道交通一期; 南京到高淳城際軌道交通一期; Nánjīng dào Gāochún Chéngjì Guǐdào Jiāotōng Yīqī
  3. ^ 宁高城际轨道交通一期; 寧高城際軌道交通一期; Níng-Gāo Chéngjì Guǐdào Jiāotōng Yīqī
  4. ^ 南京地铁日均客流创新纪录 187万人次 (in Chinese). October 1, 2014. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
  5. ^ 置业倾城策:连接江宁两大交通枢纽 实探宁高城际机场线 (in Chinese). Includes a map.
  6. ^ 南京开建地铁机场线 第一次地铁将抵达机场. Sohu (in Chinese). December 28, 2011.
  7. ^ 地铁机场线、宁天城际一期工程传新动态 (in Chinese).
  8. ^ 南京地铁机场线首列车将于2013年8月交付. People's Daily Online Jiangsu (in Chinese). September 7, 2012.
  1. ^ "Ning" (), is the standard Chinese abbreviation for Nanjing. It comes from the name "Jiangning" (江宁) that the city had in the early Qing.

External links

  • Line S1 on the official Nanjing Metro website (includes route map) (in Chinese)

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