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Wuhan's first loop subway line starts construction

Source: hubei.gov.cn 12/19/2017 04:12:21

The Metro Line 12, Wuhan's first loop line, started construction on December 18, 2017. Up till now, Wuhan has 16 metro lines under construction.

With a length of 60 kilometers, Line 12 will run through seven districts of the city, namely, Wuchang, Hanyang, Qiaokou, Jiang'an, Jianghan, Qingshan and Hongshan, connect 37 stations, cross twice the Yangtze River and once the Han River.

At present, Wuhan has five subway lines (lines 1,2,3,4 and 6) opened to traffic and it is expected that three new ones (phase I of line 8, Yangluo line and extension of the line 1 to Jinghe) will be put into operation at the end of the year.

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