CHINA: Trial operation began on October 26 on a southeastern extension of Chengdu metro Line 2 from Chengdu Institute of Public Administration to Longquanyi.

After coming out of the tunnel, the line runs along an elevated alignment with three stations. After Jiepai, the line enters another tunnel, with three underground stations.

Construction started in January 2012. The 11·1 km extension brings Line 2 to 42·2 km.