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Chongqing

(Chungking), Municipality of Chongqing, China (Asia)


Date of opening18 Jun 2005
Network length167.95 km (104.38 mi)
Stations100 (87*)
Lines4
Stations per line25.00
Avg. station distance1,749 m (1.09 mi)
Avg. line length41.99 km (26.10 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 1 Jan 2014
System typemonorail (known as Monorail)
Daily ridership
Fare collectionAccess/exit gates
24-hour operationNo
TrackRight
Power supply
Air-conditioned trainsYes
Walk-through trainsYes
Rubber-tyred trainsNo
Driverless linesNo
Platform screen doorsThe three underground stations (Daping, Linjiangmen, and Jiaochangkou) have PSDs
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Source: cityrailtransit.com

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Latest Openings

28 Dec 2013 – Line 6 northern extension. 25.6 km, 6 stations.




Self-Guided Tour

Try the following tour, recommended by residents or metro enthusiasts:

The monorail offers a nice view.





Relationships with Other Metros

Chinese family
Members: Beijing, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan,
Characteristics: Unadorned, clean and solid station design, often using coloured plates. Western-style trains. Hong Kong acted as consultant for most Chinese metro cities.





Lines with a View

The monorail offers a nice view.

Photo by bababian.com




Departure Procedure and Sounds

When a train nears and arrives at a station, an automated voice announces (first in Chinese, then in English) the name of the station, and notable sites located nearby.






Handpicked Resources

cqmetro.cn Official website



Generated Links for Chongqing Monorail

Line history (cityrailtransit.com)
Photos (images.google.com)
Maps (images.google.com)
Wikipedia entry (wikipedia.org)
Urbanrail.net entry (urbanrail.net)
Skyscrapercity discussion (skyscrapercity.com)
City information about Chongqing (wikipedia.org)






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