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Old December 25th, 2011, 03:57 AM   #141
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City government has published the construction plan of phase 3.
They are Airport Line, Meilin Line, Xili Line, Guangming Line and Meisha Line(Yantian Line, name to be confirmed)

and hopefully start to be built at the beginning of next year.

first one should be Airport Line, connecting the northwest and Futian city centre via Terminal 3. This line is planning to be opened in 2015.

Meilin Line and Xili Line will start later, opening in 2016.

exact route of Guangming Line hasn't been confirmed yet, planning to be opened in 2016.

Meisha Line(Yantian Line) will be the last one to be built in this phase and opened in 2018.



KEY:
Airport Line = dark purple
Meilin Line = grey
Xili Line = dark blue

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Airport Line, Xili Line, Meisha Line(Yantian Line) - SZMC
Meilin Line, Guangming Line - SZML3C

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Old December 25th, 2011, 06:30 AM   #142
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Think how awesome it would be to one day travel Hong Kong-Shenzhen-Dongguan-Guangzhou-Foshan using nothing but metro
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Old December 25th, 2011, 10:41 AM   #143
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Think how awesome it would be to one day travel Hong Kong-Shenzhen-Dongguan-Guangzhou-Foshan using nothing but metro
Where shall Airport Line terminate in 2015?

I see that Longhua high speed railway station is already an interchange of Longhua and Huanzhong lines. How convenient is it to get everywhere in Shenzhen, considering it shall be the high speed railway terminus for some time?
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Old December 25th, 2011, 04:53 PM   #144
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Think how awesome it would be to one day travel Hong Kong-Shenzhen-Dongguan-Guangzhou-Foshan using nothing but metro
U already now can travel only by metros between HK and Shenzhen.
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Old December 25th, 2011, 05:41 PM   #145
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Where shall Airport Line terminate in 2015?

I see that Longhua high speed railway station is already an interchange of Longhua and Huanzhong lines. How convenient is it to get everywhere in Shenzhen, considering it shall be the high speed railway terminus for some time?
In 2015(hopefully), Airport Line connects Bitou Station and Futian Station, which is the whole plan of the line in Shenzhen City. May be extended to Chang'an in Dongguan City in the future

yep..
Shenzhen North Station is a newly built transportation hub. The city government is well prepared for the newly built stuff. They are creating some transportation hubs.

in the currently operating metro system:
Buji Station: Buji Railway Station is being rebuilt, will be reopened in 2012, which is a newly built transportation hub as well. It is already an interchange station of Longgang Line and Huanzhong Line. As soon as it is opened, Shenzhen West Railway Station will be turned into a cargo station only. Buji Railway station will be a terminal of all of the normal speed train.

Futian Station: Futian Highspeed-Railway Station will be opened in 2012 or 2013, which is also already an interchange station of Longgang Line and Shekou Line and connecting with Luobao Line via the railway station. Futian Railway Station will be a stop of highspeed trains between Guangzhou and Hong Kong. It is a transportation hub...
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Old December 25th, 2011, 07:35 PM   #146
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U already now can travel only by metros between HK and Shenzhen.
What is the distance between Lo Wu and Luohu stations?
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I transfered between the other branch - coming from Hongkong at LokMaChau and entering Shenzhen at Futian. U cross the border (which is like a covered bridge there) and u r at the station. It's practical no distance. It's like a regular transfer between two metro lines. I would say... maybe 200m? It feels like u were in the same building.
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Old December 26th, 2011, 08:14 AM   #148
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Does any public transport go to Guangming Station where the high speed trains stop?
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Old December 26th, 2011, 11:18 PM   #149
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What is the distance between Lo Wu and Luohu stations?
as far as two border controls

but u will need to cross the Shenzhen River.. i will say 300m?
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Old December 26th, 2011, 11:40 PM   #150
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Does any public transport go to Guangming Station where the high speed trains stop?
Due to a railway station in the very far northeastern PRC called Guangming Station already... the station in Shenzhen was named as Guangming City Station......

yep there is public transport.. there are buses and taxis running from/to the station now..
8 bus lines: B807, B836, M213, M215-M218 CIRCULAR, M336, M337, M356 & AIRPORT 5

M213 passes Longhua Station and Minle Station in Longhua Line..
M337 will terminates at Qinghu Station which is the end of Longhua Line..
M356 passes Dafen Station in Longgang Line..
AIRPORT 5 goes to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport and where the Airport East Station is.. the end of Luobao Line...

Because this station was the last one to be added in this highspeed rail line, government hasn't planned to have an underground station here that early..

in the future (in 15 years?), metro Bao'an-Yantian Line may have a station there, connecting with the Guangming City Railway station.............
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Old December 27th, 2011, 06:46 PM   #151
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In which month of 2012 shall Shenzhen East station on Longhua-Xiamen high speed railway open, and shall any public transportation go there?
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Old December 27th, 2011, 10:53 PM   #152
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In which month of 2012 shall Shenzhen East station on Longhua-Xiamen high speed railway open, and shall any public transportation go there?
the progress of this rail is really slow in the Cantonese region.. Hokkien people is waiting for the Cantonese to catch up... government was having confidence to open it in 2012... but i will say probably in late 2013?

Shenzhen East Station hasn't started the construction yet..
in the future there will be metro Pingshan Line setting a station there...

here are two designs which were done in 2010..
two possible solutions showing how the metro line will be set up.. underground or overground...



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Old February 19th, 2012, 07:59 PM   #153
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Work on the Airport Line has just started. Pics by crazyboyxzy





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Old February 19th, 2012, 08:43 PM   #154
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Is the Airport Line a similar concept to the Hong Kong Airport Express? I think taking the Luobao line from Airport East to town would take forever.

Edit, nevermind. It obviously is looking at the map. This is really great It's too bad the Luobao line (green) doesn't have a stop at Futian station though.

The map from Wikipedia seems different from the one above so maybe it doesn't make sense to have a stop at Futian.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...20_English.png

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Old February 20th, 2012, 05:11 AM   #155
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What's the expected travel time between the airport and Futian? Seems there aren't that many stations and I'm guessing the trip can be done in 20-25 minutes?
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Old February 21st, 2012, 02:22 AM   #156
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Is the Airport Line a similar concept to the Hong Kong Airport Express? I think taking the Luobao line from Airport East to town would take forever.

Edit, nevermind. It obviously is looking at the map. This is really great It's too bad the Luobao line (green) doesn't have a stop at Futian station though.

The map from Wikipedia seems different from the one above so maybe it doesn't make sense to have a stop at Futian.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...20_English.png
just some different ways of representing the position of stations and lines on the map :p
but some changes have been made last year ...
a big one is Chegongmiao Station became a hub with 4 lines interchanging... you may want to see the map in the the wiki chinese page coz it is more updated

Shenzhen Airport line is not really similar to HK airport express.. coz Shenzhen has more stations between the airport and city centre... which i think is a bit to much... and Shenzhen Airport line is longer than HK airport express..
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Old February 21st, 2012, 02:27 AM   #157
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What's the expected travel time between the airport and Futian? Seems there aren't that many stations and I'm guessing the trip can be done in 20-25 minutes?
the plan says 29 minutes which is just fitting in the limit of restriction - 30 minutes XD
not sure which version of map you were looking at...
the final version should be:
some stations from north - Airport T3 - Bihaiwan - Bao'an - Qianhaiwan - Nanshan - Houhai - Hongshuwan - Chegongmiao - Futian
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Old February 21st, 2012, 02:34 AM   #158
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yep, the city is still very very young.

This video pretty much sums up what the city is all about
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Old February 21st, 2012, 12:19 PM   #159
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Airport T3 - Bihaiwan - Bao'an - Qianhaiwan - Nanshan - Houhai - Hongshuwan - Chegongmiao - Futian
For an express line, I feel that there are too many redundant stations, particularly Hongshuwan, Nanshan, Baoan and Bihaiwan. They are not really needed at all for this line. Hongshuwan passengers should funnel to Houhai, Nanshan to Qianhai, and Baoan + Bihaiwan can just catch Luobao line to the airport anyway. Hongshuwan and Bihaiwan are done purely to appea$e the upper middle cla$$ living in the area, and Nanshan and Baoan are a result of district government politics.

Also, this line is supposed to eventually transform into a Guangzhou-Dongguan-Shenzhen intercity line, meaning those stations mentioned will seriously hamper the travel speed between the cities. Finally, it still takes forever for the people of Longgang to get to the airport by rail, so the north-east express line from Futian to Longgang is needed asap. At least the money saved from not building those redundant stations can be used to fund the north-east line.
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Old February 21st, 2012, 06:34 PM   #160
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I don't think i could agree more.
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