Wuhan Metro Overview
Wuhan Metro is a Chinese company operating rapid transit system for the convenience of Wuhan city residents. Their network consists of seven different lines and over 160 stations. The owner of this complete network is Wuhan Metro Co Ltd. As of April 2018 records, the daily ridership of the company is 1,945,000 at average. On the other hand, their annual ridership in 2017 was 712 million. There are plans of the authority to expand their network in the next few years.
Wuhan Metro History
The plan for this network was started in the year 1984 whereas the National Planning Commission approved the Line 1 construction in October 1999. They started offering rapid service in August 2004. In the next few years, the authority added a great number of lines to expand their network.
Wuhan Metro Lines
We have provided information about all the lines of Wuhan Metro below:
• Line One- It is a west-east line connecting Dongwu Boulevard Station to the Hankou North Station.
• Line Two- It is a northwest-southeast line that goes through 21 stations making a connection between Jinyintan to Optics Valley Square.
• Line Three- It is another north-south line that connects Hongtu Boulevard to the Zhuanyang Boulevard station.
• Line Four- It is one of the longest lines that covering 28 stations between Wuhan Railway Station to Huangjinkou Station.
• Line Six- It is one of the newly opened lines by the Wuhan Metro that has mostly overhead lines. The color of this line is green.
• Line Eight- This line was opened for the public on 26 December 2017 and approved by the National Development and Reform Commission on 24th April 2013.