Shanghai Metro by 2020: 506 Stations, 804 Kilometres

Although a little less impressive than Beijing’s plans (1,000+ km by 2020), China’s largest city is still not giving up its city metro network any time soon. The network is planned to grow to around twice the size of the London system by 2020. Stats released by Shanghai Metro detail the developments: Late 2014: 337… Continue reading Shanghai Metro by 2020: 506 Stations, 804 Kilometres

Beijing Extends Subway Network, Boosting Mileage Above 500 Kilometres

Just today (28 December 2014), the city of Beijing took off the wraps of four new / extended Subway lines: Line 6 (Phase 2), which extends services that used to end at Caofang to Lucheng, just a few kilometres shy of the Beijing-Hebei border; Line 7, which links Jiaohuachang, the coking plant in the remote… Continue reading Beijing Extends Subway Network, Boosting Mileage Above 500 Kilometres