Changsha Metro Line 3 Expected to Start Test Runs by Year End
The Changsha Metro Group announced on October 7 that up to now, 23 stations of the Changsha Metro Line 3 Phrase І have completed main structure construction. The rest 2 stations, Guangsheng Station and Fubuhe Station, will soon be connected in two different ways. It is expected that line 3 will start test runs by the end of 2019 and initial operation by July 2020.
The Changsha Metro Line 3 Phrase І runs from Shantang Station in Yuelu District to Guangsheng Station in Changsha County. It connects Yuelu, Tianxin, Yuhua, Furong, Kaifu Districts, and Changsha County. It is 36.415 kilometers long, with an average station spacing of 1.491 kilometers and 25 underground stations.
The Changsha Metro Line 5 (Phrase І) is expected to start test runs and initial operation with Line 3 at the same time. So far, the main structure of its 18 stations has been completed. All its tunnel construction has been finished.
Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen
Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn