Beijing Subway Metro Intro
Beijing Subway is a Chinese rapid transit service operating in the city of Beijing, China. This network owned by the Beijing Municipal Government. As of August 2018 records, the average daily ridership of the company was 13.49 million. Their network consists of 22 lines covering more than 350 stations. The operators of this large network are Beijing MTR Corp. Ltd, Beijing Mass Transit Railway, Beijing Capital Metro Corp. Ltd, and Beijing Public Transit Tramway Co., Ltd among others.
Other than Airport Express, all the lines charge a fare by distance traveled from the passengers. It begins from US$ 0.43 for a trip that lasts up to 3.72 miles whereas about US$ 0.15 added for the next 3.72 miles and followed by every 7 miles. In simple language, a 40 KM journey in the Beijing Subway Metro cost around US$ 1.
Beijing Subway Metro Operations
As mentioned above, there are 22 lines included in this rapid transit system. They are named Line 1, Line 2, Line 4, Line 5, Line 6, Line 7, Line 8, Line 9, Line 10, Line 13, Line 14, Line 15, Line 16, Changping Line, S1 Line, Airport Express, Batong Line, Daxing Line, Xijiao Line, Yangfang Line, and Yizhuang Line. Each of them is divided into their route and cover certain distances. The first line was opened for the general public in the year 1969 and has renovated multiple times since then.