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Chongqing

aka Chungking, Municipality of Chongqing, China


Date of opening18 Jun 2005
Network length212.6 km (132.13 mi)
Stations127 (120*)
Lines4        Line history cityrailtransit.com
Stations per line31.75
Avg. station distance1,728 m (1.07 mi)
Avg. line length53.15 km (33.03 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 30 Dec 2016
System typeMonorail
Daily ridership
Fare collectionAccess/exit gates
TrackRight
Power supply
Air-conditioned trainsYes
Walk-through trainsYes
Rubber-tyred trains
Driverless lines
Platform screen doorsPSDs in underground stations of metro and monorail lines, platform gate doors in elevated stations
World Metro Database




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

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 monorails offer nice views, especially line 2 as it runs along the Jialing River.

Photo by bababian.com




Circle Lines

Ring under construction - Line 0 - 50.4 km - 33 stations - to be opened 2017 - to be completed 2018 - A true isolated circle, aptly named Line 0.




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




Generic Links for Chongqing Monorail

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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