More Frequent Trains on Beijing Subway Lines 6 and 10

Beijing’s Subway Lines 6 and 10 are amongst the busiest lines in the city’s subway network; Line 6 takes much of the load off Line 1, while Line 10 is a unique “outer loop” in the city that also goes through Zhongguancun and the CBD. As a result, both lines are usually very busy. This… Continue reading More Frequent Trains on Beijing Subway Lines 6 and 10

Works on Beijing Subway Line 6 Western Extension Move Ahead in Earnest

The present-day westernmost station on Line 6 is still Haidian Wuluju, which is just a few hundred metres shy of the western 4th Ring Road. However, this isn’t the final “end” for Line 6, which, in a few years’ time (as of yet, there is still no confirmed timetable for this bit) will extend to… Continue reading Works on Beijing Subway Line 6 Western Extension Move Ahead in Earnest

Some Beijing Subway Line 6 Trains to End Earlier at Chegongzhuang West

To further relieve stations of pressure due to heavy demand, the Beijing Subway has announced they will be introducing trains that only run through the busier parts of Line 6. This will begin today (01 August 2014) and will be in effect during the evening peak hours (17:00–19:00) on work days. This means that every… Continue reading Some Beijing Subway Line 6 Trains to End Earlier at Chegongzhuang West