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Old September 17th, 2013, 01:05 AM   #1
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URUMQI | Public Transport

Ürümqi Metro is an approved metro system that will soon start construction in the capital city of the western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China.

Line 1 and 2 will by finished by 2020 with a total length of 48 km. These two lines will use use six-car Type B trainsets.

Line 1 is planned to have a length of 26.5 km and 21 stations. It will go from Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport in the north south down through the city center before ending in the south of the city. The whole line will be underground except for one station and it's planned to put into operation by 2018.

Line 2 phase 1 is planned to have a length of 21.4 km and 16 stations. It will connect Ürümqi's High-speed rail station with its urban center. Due to open by 2019.

The master plan features 7 lines with a total network size of 212 km and 121 stations and it's planned to be finished by 2030.





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Old September 17th, 2013, 01:17 AM   #2
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Location of Ürümqi



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Old September 17th, 2013, 06:35 AM   #3
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Old February 11th, 2014, 08:02 AM   #4
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any map with station names in Uyghur? (In case you are wondering what it is, the arabic looking language on first map)
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Old February 11th, 2014, 11:43 AM   #5
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It's that one, it's in Uyghur, just read it in Uyghur.
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Old February 11th, 2014, 07:31 PM   #6
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But some places have different names in the Uyghur: eg: Xinshi Region is called Yengeshahr Region in Uyghur
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Old February 12th, 2014, 05:52 PM   #7
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I found the Uyghur names of the stations
ئۈچتاش Uchtash
شىنجاڭ ئۇنىۋېرسىتېتى Shanjang Universiteti
دۆڭكۆۋرۈك Dongkuvruk
ئاققۇۋۇق Aqqovoq
تۆگە دەڭ Toge Dang
شىنشىڭ كوچىسى Shinshing Kuchisi
يىكەنكۆل مەيدانى Yinkenkol Meydani
يىكەنكۆل شىمالىي يولى Yineknkol Shimali Yoli
ۋاڭجيالياڭ Vangjyalyang
سەككىز قەۋەت Sekkiz Qevet
داشىگۇ Dashiko
جۇڭيىڭگۇڭ Chongyinggong
شياۋشىگۇ Shyavshigo
تۆمۈريول ئىدارىسى Tumoryol Idarisi
تەنتەربىيە مەركىزى Tenteribiye Merkizi
ئۆسۈملۈكلەر باغچىسى Usumluklar Baghchisi
مەرھابا يولى ئېغىزى Marhaba Yoli Eghizi
سەنگۇڭ Sangonog
شۇەنرېندۈن Shoenrendon
چوڭ دىئوپو Chong Di'opo
ئايرودۇرۇم Ayrudorom

http://uyghur.people.com.cn/156325/15386379.html
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Any new images?
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There's update on Urumqi metro.

Urumqi metro Line 1 started construction on March 20 2014.

Line 1 received CNY 300 mln from central government, which is rare, since most metros are funded by local government or issuing bond.

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That's good to hear, escpecially the fact that they started it on Nowruz, hope they open as soon as possible
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From Rail Journal:

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Urumqi orders CRRC trains for metro Line 1
Monday, October 05, 2015



URUMQI Urban Rail Group has awarded CRRC Corporation subsidiary Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive a contract to supply 27 six trains for the Chinese city's first metro line

The 27.6km 21-station line will link Urumqi Diwopu International Airport to the north of the city with Santunbei in the south

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What's the expected opening date? and what's the timeline for Line 2?
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Urumqi metro Line 2 concessionaire chosen
19 Jul 2016



CHINA: A PPP concession has been agreed for the construction and operation of Phase I of Urumqi metro Line 2.

The concessionaire is a consortium comprising leader Beijing Infrastructure Investment Co (51%), general engineering contractor China Railway Construction Corp (35%) and Beijing MTR Construction Administration Corp (14%), which will be responsible for construction and management. The consortium will have five years to build the 19·4 km line followed by 30 years of operations

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China approves six metro lines in Urumqi and Xiamen
Thursday, October 13, 2016



CHINA’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has approved the second phase of the metro networks in cities of Urumqi and Xiamen, representing a total investment of Yuan 133.9bn ($US 20.1bn)

Phase 2 of the Urumqi metro will extend the network to 88.8km by 2021, adding two new lines. The 22.1km first phase of Line 3 will link Cangfanggou with Sangong North with 19 stations, while the initial section of Line 4 will run for 19.7km from Jinhu Road to Seven Bay with 16 stations. Line 3 has a budget of Yuan 17.9bn, while Line 4 will cost Yuan 16bn.

Both lines are scheduled to open in 2021 and services will be operated by a fleet of six-car type A trains.

Urumqi began construction on its first metro line, the 27.6km Line 1 in March 2014 and this project is due to be completed in 2019. The 19km Line 2 will open in 2020

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First Urumqi metro train unveiled
Wednesday, November 23, 2016



THE first train for the inaugural metro line in the Chinese city of Urumqi was unveiled at CRRC Corporation’s plant in Zhuzhou on November 1

Urumqi Urban Rail Group awarded CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive a contract in 2015 to supply 27 six-car trains for the 27.6km Line 1, which will link Urumqi Diwopu International Airport to the north of the city with Santunbei in the south. Line 1 is due to open in 2019, while the 19km Line 2 is due to be completed in 2020

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