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Shenzhen

Guangdong Province, China (Asia)


Date of opening28 Dec 2004
Network length178.44 km (110.90 mi)
Stations131 (118*)
Lines5
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 (2009)
Daily ridership per km (per mi)2,030 (1,260)
Fare collectionAccess/exit gates, RFID token
24-hour operationNo
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.




Upcoming Openings

Dec 2015 – Line 11. New line, 51.6 km, 18 stations.
2016 – Line 7. New line, 30.3 km, 28 stations.




Metro City Hopping

There are rapid transit connections between these metro cities:

  Guangzhou    Guangzhou Line 1 + Guangfo Line (metro)    Foshan
  Hong Kong    East Rail + Longhua or Luobao Line via SAR border (metro)    Shenzhen
  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



Generated Links for Shenzhen Metro

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 Shenzhen (wikipedia.org)






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