Tracking China FrontLines: Beijing Subway Yanfang Line, September 2016

If you imagine a subway station 50 km southwest of Tian’anmen Square, then you’ve imagined it: the westernmost terminus of the new Yanfang Line, stretching from the built-up part of Fangshan in the southwestern suburbs all the way out to Yanshan. Tracking China went along the route of the new line to see how work… Continue reading Tracking China FrontLines: Beijing Subway Yanfang Line, September 2016

Beijing Subway Fangshan Line to See Extensions

The rather “solitary” Fangshan Line will, in future, be more integrated with the existing Beijing Subway network. After starting out life in late 2010 as a solitary line, reached only by using a shuttle from the Daxing Line’s Xingong station, it made its first connection to Line 9 at Guogongzhuang in late 2011. Now, three… Continue reading Beijing Subway Fangshan Line to See Extensions