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Shenzhen

Guangdong Province, China (Asia)


Date of opening28 Dec 2004
Network length178.44 km (110.90 mi)
Stations131 (118*)
Lines5        Line history cityrailtransit.com
Stations per line26.20
Avg. station distance1,416 m (0.88 mi)
Avg. line length35.69 km (22.18 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 26 Jun 2011
System typemetro (known as Metro)
Daily ridership (by J. Kennes)362,000 (as of 2009)
Daily ridership per km (per mi)2,030 (1,260)
Fare collectionAccess/exit gates, RFID token
TrackRight, gauge: 1435 mm
Power supply
Air-conditioned trainsYes
Walk-through trainsYes
Rubber-tyred trainsNo
Driverless linesNo
Platform screen doorsYes
World Metro Database




Official map
Source: jpg, © 2011 mtrsz.com.cn


To-scale map
Source: cityrailtransit.com

Disclaimer: Maps are copyrighted. The previews on this page are for informational purposes only. Please respect copyright and always refer to original maps.

Transit mapsSystem map images
openbusmap.org/öpnvkarte.de
openptmap.org
tracker.geops.ch moving trains!
maps.google.com
images.google.com




Latest Openings

Dec 2015 – Line 11. New line, 51.6 km, 18 stations.




Upcoming Openings

 2016 – Line 7. New line, 30.3 km, 28 stations.




Metro City Hopping

Shenzhen is part of the Pearl River Delta cluster of metro/subway cities with the following urban rail connections:

  Guangzhou    Guangshen Railway (commuter metro)    Dongguan
  Guangzhou    Planned: Guangzhou’s line 5 + Dongguan’s R1 (metro)    Dongguan
  Guangzhou    Guangzhou Line 1 + Guangfo Line (metro)    Foshan
  Hong Kong    East Rail + Longhua or Luobao Line via SAR border (metro)    Shenzhen
  Macau    Planned: Macau LRT + Zhuhai tramway (LRT)    Zhuhai
  Shenzhen    Guangshen Railway (commuter metro)    Dongguan
  Shenzhen    Planned: Shenzhen’s line 11 + Dongguan’s R3 (metro)    Dongguan
  Shenzhen    Planned: Shenzhen's line 14 + Huizhou’s line 6 (metro)    Huizhou




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.





Departure Procedure and Sounds

"[Dong-dong] – Xia4yi2zhan4 [name]" (Mandarin) – "Haa6Yat1Zaan6 [name]" (Cantonese) – "The next station is [name], left/right doors will open". – "Qian3wang3 [station name and major attractions] de4 cheng2ke4, Qian3 zai4 ci3zhan4 xia4che1" – "Passengers for [name and attractions], please alight at this station".

Shenzhen

Train departing from Huizhan Zhongxin station.

Length: 31 sec.

Videos of other metros




Photos

  Shenzhen photo gallery.





Handpicked Resources

szmc.net Official website



Generic Links for Shenzhen Metro

Wikipedia entry at wikipedia.org
Urbanrail.net entry at urbanrail.net
Railway Gazette search at railwaygazette.com
Discussion at skyscrapercity.com
System photos at Google Images
City information at wikipedia.org






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