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  • Kunming metro Line 4
    Metro Report International

    Kunming opens metro Line 4


    CHINA: The 43·4 km Kunming metro Line 4 opened on September 23, along with a 7·3 km extension of the existing Line 6. Line 4 is the first in the Yunnan provincial capital to be built under a PPP agreement, with construction starting ...

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    Kunming Rail Transit (KMRT)

    Opened 2012, China’s 17th metro. Six-line network serving 104 stations. See Kunming network map.Line 6 (18·2 km, 4 stations) opened on June 28 2012, linking the Kunming Changshui International Airport to East Coach Station; an 7·5 km (6 stations) extension into the city at Tangzixiang opened on September 21 2020. ...

  • Kunming metro Line 3 opened on August 29.
    Metro Report International

    Kunming metro Line 3 opens


    CHINA: The fourth metro line in Kunming opened at 10.00 on August 29. Trial operations on Line 3 are taking place between 06.20 and 22.45, with fares based on distance. The 23·4 km east-west route serves 20 stations between Western Hills Park and East Coach Station via ...

  • The new extensions add 21 km to the metro network.

    Kunming opens more metro lines


    CHINA: Kunming opened 21 km of metro extensions on April 30. Phase 2 of Line 1 extends the route north from Xiaodongcun to Kunming railway station, adding five stations. The first phase of Line 2 runs north from the main railway station to North Coach Station with 14 stations, although ...

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    Kunming metro Line 1 opens


    CHINA: The first section of Line 1 of the Kunming metro opened for trial passenger services on May 20. The 22·1 km route has 12 stations. Ridership is forecast at 168 000 passengers/day. CSR Zhuzhou has supplied Type B trains, and an Alstom/Casco joint venture supplied Urbalis ...

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    World Bank loan supports Kunming urban rail project


    CHINA: The World Bank has approved a US$300m loan towards the US$1·7bn construction of Kunming metro Line 3. The loan is intended to support ‘compact, transit-oriented urban development by providing high quality, integrated public transport on the East-West Line 3 corridor’. The 19·5 km underground line will ...