Beijing is Thinking About Subway Line 17

If Line 16 is the new rapid transit line western Beijing had been praying for, the same would apply for Tiantongyuan in the form of Line 17. Line 14 terminates at Shan’gezhuang — not too far from “sleepytown” Tiantongyuan. Never mind that part of Beijing has three Beijing Subway stations: lines are still very scary… Continue reading Beijing is Thinking About Subway Line 17

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