Subway to reach Shapingba and Universities Town in Chongqing

Shapingba-Universities Town section of Chongqing Subway Line 1 has started test running and is planned to carry passengers by the end of November 2012, according to Chongqing Municipal Commission of Urban-Rural Development on November 5.

This 20.2-kilometer-long Section belongs to the Line 1 with 9 stations including underground ones of Yanggongqiao and Lieshimu and overhead ones including Ciqikou, Shijingpo, Shuangbei, Laijiaqiao, Micro-electronic Zone, Chenjiaqiao and the Universities Town.

A principal of the project of the Shapingba-Universities Town sectionsaid that they had installed noise barriers for residential areas near the overhead railways. They have also reserved room near every railway station for public transit transfer and private car parking.

Kuang Zhou