Shanghai Metro & Maglev Train

Shanghai Metro

Shanghai has an extensive public transport system, largely based on buses, taxis, and a rapidly expanding metro system.

The Shanghai Metro rapid-transit system and elevated light rail has 11 lines (numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 ,9,10 and 11) at present and extends to every core urban district as well as neighbouring suburban districts such as Songjiang and Minhang. It is one of the fastest-growing systems in the world – the first line opened in just 1995. Metro fares run from ¥3 to ¥9 depending on distance.

Rail Transit Line 1

Xinzhuang — Jinjiang Park — Shanghai South Railway Station — Shanghai Indoor Stadium — Xujiahui — Hengshan Road — People’s Square — Shanghai Railway Station (S) — Zhongshan Road (N) — Shanghai Circus World — Fujin Road.

Rail Transit Line 2

Xujingdong — Hongqiao Terminal 2 — Hongqiao Railway Station — Zhongshan Park — Jing’an Temple — Nanjing Road (W) — People’s Square — Nanjing Road (E) — LujiaZui — Century Avenue— Shanghai Science and Technology Museum — Century Park — Longyang Road — Zhangjiang High Technology Park — Guanglan Road (Interchange another train to Pudong International Airport) — Yuandong Avenue — Pudong International Airport

Rail Transit Line 3

Shanghai South Railway Station — Zhongshan Park — Shanghai Railway Station (N) — Hongkou Football Stadium — Jingwan Town — Jiangyang Road (N).

Rail Transit Line 4

Da Mu Qiao Road — Shanghai Stadium — Shanghai Indoor Stadium — Zhongshan Park — Shanghai Railway Station (N) — Pudong Avenue — Century Avenue — Nanpu Bridge — Luban Road.

Rail Transit Line 5

Xinzhuang — Minhang Development Zone .

Rail Transit Line 6

Oriental Sports Center — Shanghai Children’s Medical Center — Century Avenue — Yuanshen Stadium — Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone (S) — Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone (N) — Gangcheng Road.

Rail Transit Line 7

Huamu Road — Longyang Road — Jing’an Temple — Dachang Town — Shanghai University — Gucun Park — Meilan Lake

Rail Transit Line 8

Aerospace Museum — Pujiang Town — Oriental Sports Center — Dashijie — People’s Square — Hongkou Football Stadium — Huangxing Park — Shiguang Road.

Rail Transit Line 9

Middle Yanggao Road — Century Avenue — Caohejing Hi-Tech Park — Qibao — Songjiang University Town — Songjiang Xincheng (The train will run between 9am to 4pm in trail operation.)

Rail Transit Line 10

Xinjiangwancheng — Jiangwan Stadium — Tongji University — Nanjing Road (E) — Yu Garden — Shanghai Library — Jiaotong University — Longxi Road — Hangzhong Road Extention Longxi Road — Shanghai Zoo — Hongqiao Airport Terminal 1 — Hongqiao Airport Terminal 2 — Hongqiao Railway Station

Rail Transit Line 11

North Jiading — West Jiading — Nanxiang — West Shanghai Railway Station — Jiangsu Road Extention Shanghai Ciruit — Shanghai Automobile City — Anting

Shanghai Maglev Train

In cooperation with the Shanghai Municipality and the Shanghai Maglev Transportation Development Co. ( SMT ), German Transrapid constructed the first commercial Maglev railway in the world in 2002, from Shanghai’s Longyang Road subway station in Pudong to Pudong International Airport. Commercial operation started in 2003. The 30 km trip takes 7 minutes and 21 seconds and reaches a maximum speed of 431 km/h ( 267.8 mph ). Normal operating speeds usually reach 431km/h, but during a test run, the Maglev has been shown to reach a top speed of 501km/h.

Longyang Road Station: First train: 6:45, Last train: 21:30 ;

Pudong Airport Station: First train: 7:02, Last train: 21:32 ;

Interval:

6:45-17:00 — 15 mins;

17:00-21:00 — 20 mins;

21:00-21:30 — 30 mins.

Fare:

Single trip ticket : 50yuan, Round trip ticket (of the same day) : 80yuan ;

VIP Single trip ticket : 100yuan, VIP round ticket (of the same day) : 160yuan ;

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