Introducing Tracking China FrontLines


Nope, we don’t regard the train tracks as “the military line” or “part of an army that is closest to the enemy”, in case you looked up “front line” up in the dictionary. But hey, to this site, bringing you up-to-the-minute updates is seen as a “must” rather than a “probably can-do”.

Every so often, the people behind Tracking China will head close to where the action is — city metro systems across China or the national HSR network. Those behind the site do get mileage across the country, so you should see quite a few non-Beijing updates as well.

First up in this series is a look at Beijing Subway’s Yanfang Line, which, when opened in late 2017, will extend the westernmost station on the whole network from Suzhuang in southwestern suburban Beijing’s district of Fangshan — all the way further west through to Yanfang, a full 50 km (31 mi) away from Tian’anmen Square.

By David Feng

David Feng — founder and publisher, Tracking China, a Street Level China website.

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