Chinanews.com, Beijing, September 20 (Reporter Yu Lixiao) The two lines in the middle section of Beijing Metro Line 16 and the northern extension of Fangshan Line started trial operation on September 20, laying a solid foundation for the trial operation at the end of the year.
This is what the reporter learned from the Beijing Major Project Office and Beijing Investment Corporation on the 20th.
Schematic diagram of the northern extension of the Fangshan Line of the Beijing Metro.
Photo courtesy of Beijing Major Office
The middle section of Metro Line 16 starts from Xiyuan Station in the north and ends at Ganjiakou Station in the south. The length of the line is 10 kilometers. There are 7 stations, including the National Library Station, Suzhou Street Station, Suzhou Bridge Station and Erligou Station. Take the station.
The whole line uses 8 A-type cars in a marshalling, with a maximum train speed of 80 km/h.
According to the person in charge of the Beijing Investment Corporation, Line 16 is a backbone subway line that runs from north to south, passing through the three administrative regions of Haidian, Xicheng, and Fengtai.
After the operation of the middle section of Line 16 at the end of the year, it will be connected to the northern section of Line 16 which was opened earlier. It will take only one hour to reach from Bei'an River to Ganjiakou, effectively alleviating the traffic pressure in the Northwest Third Ring Road and optimizing the layout of urban functions. To promote regional development and construction.
According to the Beijing Urban Rapid Construction Management Co., Ltd. in charge of construction, there are 4 transfer stations among the 7 stations in the middle section of Line 16, including the National Library Station, Suzhou Street Station, Suzhou Bridge Station, and Erligou Station.
The National Library Station is the fourth "three-line transfer" station in Beijing after Xizhimen Station, Dongzhimen Station and Songjiazhuang Station. It will be interchanged with Metro Line 4 and Line 9.
The Fangshan Line extends from Fanyang Road Station in the north to the Fengyiqiao South Station in the north, with a total length of 5.25 kilometers. There are a total of 4 stations, including 2 transfer stations at the Shou Economic and Trade Station and Fengyi Bridge South Station.
The whole line is composed of 6 B-type cars, and the maximum train speed is 100 km/h.
After the opening of the northern extension of the Fangshan Line, there will be additional transfer points between the First Economic and Trade Station and the Fengyiqiao South Station and the Central City Line Network Line 10 and Line 16, providing more travel for residents in the Fangshan area and Fengtai Science and Technology Park area The choice improves the accessibility of rail transit and the efficiency of network connection, which is of great significance to solve the traffic connection between Fangshan New City and the main city, and to drive and promote the development of Fangshan New City and Fengtai Science Park.
As an important rail line in the south of the city, after the opening of the northern extension of the Fangshan Line, 4 stations can be connected to 12 ground buses, which greatly relieves traffic pressure, increases vehicle traffic speed, and improves transfer convenience.
According to the introduction of Beijing Rail Transit Construction Management Co., Ltd., which is responsible for the construction, a total of 12 bus stops have been added or renovated around the stations along the northern extension of the Fangshan Line, combining existing and planned roads.
At the same time, in order to realize convenient and orderly transfer between non-motor vehicles and rail transit, non-motor vehicle parking lots are planned to be set up at the 4 stations along the line. The total land area is about 2,100 square meters, which can provide about 1,167 non-motor parking spaces. Passengers' "last mile" travel provides a safe and convenient guarantee.
According to the relevant person in charge of the Beijing Major Project Office, according to the 2020 Beijing Rail Transit Construction Plan, the two lines planned to be opened this year in the middle section of Line 16 and the northern extension of Fangshan Line will be officially put into trial operation today, laying a good foundation for the smooth operation at the end Foundation.
By then, the city's total rail transit mileage will reach 714.6 kilometers.