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Line 7, Shanghai Metro

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Type  Rapid transit
Status  Operational
Opened  December 5, 2009
Stations  33
System  Shanghai Metro
Daily ridership  920,000 (2017 Peak)
Locale  Shanghai
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Character  Underground Elevated(Luonan Xincun and Meilan Lake)
Electrification  Overhead line (1500 volts)
Terminis  Huamu Road Station, Meilan Lake Station

Line 7 is a northwest-southeast line of the Shanghai Metro network. It connects the Baoshan District of Shanghai with the downtown core as well as the Pudong New Area and the Expo 2010 site. It currently runs from Meilan Lake in Baoshan District to Huamu Road in Pudong, which is near Shanghai New International Expo Center. The line is colored orange on system maps.


Service routes

  • Meilan Lake — Huamu Road
  • Qihua Road — Huamu Road
  • Important stations

  • Shanghai University station, which serves the Shanghai University.
  • Zhenping Road station is a station where Line 7 crosses Lines 3 and 4.
  • Jing'an Temple station, located under the busy Nanjing Road, is an interchange between Line 7 and Line 2.
  • History

  • Construction began on November 24, 2005.
  • The first section of the line from Huamu Road to Shanghai University opened to the public on December 5, 2009.
  • In the first few months of operation, the trains only operated from 9AM-4PM to allow for extended testing of the line.
  • On February 20, 2010, operating hours have been extended to fall in line with the rest of the metro system afterwards.
  • On April 20, 2010, Houtan station entered operation.
  • In December 2010, three stations on the northern extension of the line opens.
  • In June 2011, two more stations on the northern extension of the line opens.
  • References

    Line 7, Shanghai Metro Wikipedia

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