2015 – Line 10 extension from New Jiangwan City to Gangchen Road. 10 km. 2015 – Line 2 will extend eastward, from Xujingdong to Panlong Road. 2 km. 2015 – Line 3 and Line 4, which currently share part of their route, will go their separate ways in a rerouting project. 2.6 km. 2015 – Metro Line 11 will be extended from its Luoshan Road to Disneyland. 9.2 km. 2015 – Metro Line 8 will go beyond its Shanghai Aerospace Museum stop to Huizhen Road. 6.6 km. 28 Dec 2013 – Line 16 from Luoshan Road (transfer to Line 11) to Lingang/Nanhui New City. New line, 45 km, 11 stations.
Shanghai Metro Museum. China's first professional metro museum has 3000 square meters full of dioramas, interactive displays, simulators, and 5D cinemas all explaining the history of the Shanghai Metro. Since 2014. Address: 779 Wuzhong Lu, email. At Ziteng Lu metro station. Hours (check before visiting): 9.30am-4.30pm Tuesday (for individuals), Wednesday and Friday (for groups). Booking required. Admission: free. Features: films, gift shop. Reference: smartshanghai.com, timeoutshanghai.com.
Shanghai Maglev Museum. Dedicated to the history and technology of Maglev trains in the world, the museum has five themed sections: Birth of Maglev, Maglev Shanghai Line, Maglev Technology, Maglev Superiorities, Prospects for Maglev. Since 2007. Location: In the Longyang Road Maglev station at street level. At Longyang Road metro station. Hours (check before visiting): 9 am to 5 pm every day. Admission: 10 RMB. Reference: smtdc.com (official website). gov.cn.
Doors-closing signal is a "beep-beep-beep...", continued until the doors are closed and accompanied by flashing lights above the doors. Pre-recorded announcements on the ride: "Next station is [name]."
Before the train stops, you hear in Mandarin Chinese "Arrived at station [name]", followed in English:"We are now at [name]."
Line 4 train departing from Yangshupu Road station.
Maglev train departing from Longyang station, ready to rush to Pudong Airport within 7 minutes at 430 km/h.