Line S1 (Nanjing Metro)

Line S1 of the Nanjing Metro, is a suburban metro rail line serving the southern suburbs of Nanjing. It connects Nanjing South railway station with Nanjing Lukou International Airport. It is 34.9 km long has 8 stations.[2] The line started construction on December 27, 2011,[3][4] 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.[5]

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

HHU-Fochengxilu Station
A view of HHU-Fochengxilu station

Line S1
 S1 
Nanjing Metro Line S1 Train
A line S1 train is leaving Zhengfangzhonglu station
Overview
Other name(s) Airport line (机场线)
Nanjing–Gaochun intercity railway Phase 1
(南京到高淳城际轨道交通一期)
Ninggao intercity railway Phase 1
(宁高城际轨道交通一期)[a]
Type Rapid transit
Status In operation
Termini Nanjing South Railway Station
Lukou International Airport
Stations 8
Daily ridership 53,000 (2014 Avg.)
94,000 (2014 Peak)[1]
Operation
Opened July 1, 2014
Owner China Railways Airport Construction Group
Operator(s) Nanjing Metro
Character Underground and elevated
Technical
Line length 35.8 km (22.2 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 May 2018 35.8 km (22.25 mi) 1 Ningli ICR Phase 2

Station list

Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
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
Hohai University / 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  S7  1.583 36.317

References

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "南京开建地铁机场线 第一次地铁将抵达机场". 中国江苏网 (in Chinese). December 28, 2011.
  4. ^ "地铁机场线、宁天城际一期工程传新动态" (in Chinese).
  5. ^ "南京地铁机场线首列车将于2013年8月交付". 人民网江苏视窗 (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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