Line 2 (Tianjin Metro)

Last updated

Line 2
  2  
A returning train in KONGGANGJINGJIQU Station of Tianjin Metro Line 2.jpg
A train at Konggangjingjiqu
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Tianjin Metro
StatusOperational
Locale Tianjin, China
Termini Caozhuang
Binhaiguojijichang
Stations20
Services1
Operation
Opened1 July 2012;7 years ago (2012-07-01)
Owner Tianjin
Operator(s)Tianjin Rail Transit Group Corporation
CharacterUnderground
Technical
Line length27.157 km (16.87 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Route map
English
曹庄
BSicon PORTALf.svg
BSicon KBHFa yellow.svg
Caozhuang
卞兴
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Bianxing
芥园西道
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Jieyuanxidao
(West Jieyuan Avenue)
咸阳路
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Xianyanglu
(Xianyang Road)
长虹公园
BSicon lINT.svg
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Changhonggongyuan
(Changhong Park)
  6  
广开四马路
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Guangkaisimalu
(Guangkai 4th Road)
西南角
BSicon lINT.svg
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Xi'nanjiao
  1  
鼓楼
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Gulou
东南角
BSicon exlINT.svg
BSicon lHST yellow.svg
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Dongnanjiao
(  4  )
建国道
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Jianguodao
(Jianguo Road)
天津站
BSicon lINT.svg
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Tianjinzhan
(Tianjin railway station)
China Railways.svg   3    9  
远洋国际中心
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Yuanyangguojizhongxin
(Yuanyang International Center)
顺驰桥
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Shunchiqiao
(Shunchi Bridge)
靖江路
BSicon exlINT.svg
BSicon lHST yellow.svg
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Jingjianglu
(Jingjiang Road)
(  5  )
翠阜新村
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Cuifuxincun
屿东城
BSicon exlINT.svg
BSicon lHST yellow.svg
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Yudongcheng
(  7  )
登州路
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Dengzhoulu
(Dengzhou Road)
国山路
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Guoshanlu
(Guoshan Road)
空港经济区
BSicon tBHF yellow.svg
Konggangjingjiqu
(Airport Economic Area)
滨海国际机场
BSicon tKBHFe yellow.svg
Binhaiguojijichang
(Binhai International Airport)
BSicon FLUG.svg

Line 2 of the Tianjin Metro (Chinese :天津地铁二号线; pinyin :Tiānjīn Dìtiě Èr Hào Xiàn) is a rapid transit line running from west to east Tianjin. Opened on 1 July 2012, [1] the line is 27.157 km long and has 20 stations. It is mostly underground; all stations, with the exception of surface-level station Caozhuang, are underground.

Contents

In May 2011, during construction, a section of tunnel west of Tianjin railway station was flooded with water from the Hai River and collapsed, trapping one of the TBMs. It was deemed too expensive to remove the trapped TBM, so a decision to abandon the TBM and dig a new tunnel around it was made. This delayed the original opening date from late 2011 to 2012. [2] After the line opened for trial operations on 1 July 2012, it operated in two separate sections until the affected section finished reconstruction and Jianguodao Station opened on 28 August 2013, finally reconnecting the two sections.

Opening timeline

SegmentCommencementLengthStation(s)Name
Caozhuang — Dongnanjiao1 July 20129.1 km (5.65 mi)7(initial phase)
Tianjinzhan — Konggangjingjiqu11.6 km (7.21 mi)9
Jieyuanxidao18 November 2012Infill station1
Dongnanjiao — Tianjinzhan28 August 20131.95 km (1.21 mi)1Hai River tunnel reconstruction project
Konggangjingjiqu — Binhaiguojijichang28 August 20144.5 km (2.80 mi)1Airport extension

Stations (west to east)

Line 2 drawn to scale. Tianjin Metro Map Line2 201806.png
Line 2 drawn to scale.
Station nameConnectionsBus ConnectionsDistance
km
Location
EnglishChinese
Caozhuang 曹庄366 385 603 616 620 669 714 9090.000.00 Xiqing
Bianxing 卞兴1.601.60 Nankai
Jieyuanxidao 芥园西道31 330 645 672 686 841 851 858 863 8671.022.62
Xianyanglu 咸阳路31 308 330 645 673 686 700 836 850 858 8671.564.18
Changhong­gongyuan 长虹公园  6  47 47区 48 48区 52 191 192 645 673 686 841 848 860 867 879 903 9111.185.36
Guangkai­simalu 广开四马路191 503 645 669 673 676 687 841 852 859 860 869 903 9611.106.46
Xi'nanjiao 西南角  1  2 12 191 600 628 631 639 645 669 673 676 800 837 849 860 863 903 906 9520.857.31
Gulou 鼓楼156 161 168 180 184 191 628 633 635 641 645 657 837 840 849 855 860 8650.808.11
Dongnanjiao 东南角1 5 37 156 619 634 670 671 688 693 801 804 836 8370.798.90
Jianguodao 建国道5 8 156 634 635 638 640 645 663 806 832 836 841 870 9010.999.89 Hebei
Tianjinzhan 天津站  3    9   China Railways.svg TJP   Jingjin    Jinji  96 181 182 187 190 194 195 196 197 198 199 528 607 701 749 8130.9610.85 Hedong
Yuanyang­guoji­zhongxin 远洋国际中心35 96 368 461 462 516 528 574 600 635 640 663 666 681 689 803 827 828 836 856 868 905 9161.0211.87
Shunchiqiao 顺驰桥42 327 340 516 635 639 660 663 665 689 842 9021.1112.98
Jingjianglu 靖江路  5  32 35 327 353 602 622 635 660 663 689 861 9070.9613.94
Cuifu­xincun 翠阜新村32 35 353 461 462 574 602 622 635 660 663 689 861 9071.1415.08
Yudongcheng 屿东城32 359 461 462 574 622 640 660 663 668 677 685 689 697 715 817 827 866 9071.9617.04 Dongli
Dengzhoulu 登州路528 574 622 660 663 677 689 8181.4418.48
Guoshanlu 国山路339 528 574 622 660 663 677 689 8181.2519.73
Konggang­jingjiqu 空港经济区114 575 654 691 692 695 6961.2120.94
Binhaiguojijichang 滨海国际机场 BSicon FLUG.svg TSN 3.9424.88

Rolling Stock

TypeTime of manufacturingSeriesSetsAssemblyNotes
Type B2009 - 2011Unknown23Tc+M+T+M+M+TcManufactured by CNR Dalian

Related Research Articles

Line 5 (Beijing Subway) Railway line of Beijing Subway

Line 5 of the Beijing Subway is Beijing's only subway line with an entirely north-south route. It entered into operation on October 7, 2007. It runs for 27.6 km (17.1 mi) in a near straight line through the city center from Tiantongyuan North in Changping District to Songjiazhuang in Fengtai District. Though Line 4 and Line 8 also broadly follow north-south routes, Line 5 remains the only line to follow an almost entirely straight north-south course. Line 5 is also notable for including three stations in the densely populated northern suburb of Tiantongyuan, as well as providing convenient access to the Temple of Earth and Temple of Heaven. Since Line 5 connects with Line 1, Line 2 (twice), Line 6, Line 7, Line 10 (twice), Line 13, Line 14 and Line 15, and also links densely populated suburbs directly to the city center, it tends to experience very crowded conditions during rush hour and even very late into the evening. Line 5's color is   maroon.

Guangzhou Metro Rapid transit railway in Guangzhou, China

The Guangzhou Metro is the rapid transit system of the city of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province of China. It is operated by the state-owned Guangzhou Metro Corporation and was the fourth metro system to be built in mainland China, after those of Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai.

Tianjin Metro rapid-transit railway in Tianjin, China

The Tianjin Metro or Tianjin Rail Transit is the rapid transit system in the city of Tianjin, which was the second city, after Beijing, in mainland China to operate a subway system. Opened in 1984, the system has 6 operating lines and 159 stations spanning 233.2 km (144.9 mi).

Wuhan Metro public transport system in China

Wuhan Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Wuhan, China. Owned and operated by Wuhan Metro Group Co., Ltd., the network now includes 9 lines, 228 stations, and 339 km (211 mi) of route length. Line 1, the first line in the system, opened on 28 July 2004, which made Wuhan become the seventh city in mainland China with rapid transit system, after Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Changchun, and Dalian. Line 2 opened on 28 December 2012 and is the first underground rail line crossing the Yangtze River. Commuting across the Yangtze River and Han River has been the bottleneck of Wuhan traffic. However, the appearance of Wuhan Metro greatly relieved this problem. With 1.22 billion annual passengers in 2019, Wuhan Metro is the sixth-busiest rapid transit system in mainland China. There are a number of lines or sections under construction. The government of Wuhan City promised the citizens that at least two lines or sections open every year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire network was out of service from 23 January 2020 to 27 March 2020.

Chengdu Metro Rapid transit system of Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Chengdu Metro is the rapid transit system of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, China. The system has seven lines in operation. Line 1 was opened on 27 September 2010, making it the first heavy-rail metro line in southwest China. Line 2 began operations in September 2012. Line 4 opened to public at the end of December 2015, while Line 3 opened in July 2016. Metro lines are operated by Chengdu Rail Transit Group Company Limited. There are currently over 215 km (134 mi) of subway lines under construction in Chengdu. By the end of 2020, the Chengdu Metro will have 13 lines reaching 521 km (324 mi) in length serving over 8 million trips per day.

Line 9 (Beijing Subway) Railway line of Beijing subway

Line 9 of the Beijing Subway is a rapid transit line in western Beijing. The line runs 16.5 km (10.3 mi) from the National Library in Haidian District to Guogongzhuang in Fengtai District with 13 stations. All stations are fully underground. Line 9's color is   chartreuse.

Line 6 (Beijing Subway) Railway line of Beijing Subway

Line 6 of the Beijing Subway is a rapid transit rail line in Beijing. The line runs from Jin'anqiao in Shijingshan District to Lucheng in Tongzhou District. It serves important residential areas such as Changying, Chaoqing, and Dingfuzhuang, in addition to important commercial and business areas such as Financial Street, Beijing CBD and the sub-administrative center in Tongzhou District. Like Line 7, Line 6 provides relief to the parallel Line 1, which is the second most used subway line in Beijing, after Line 10. Line 6 is the second longest subway line in Beijing. A complete journey from end to end takes about an hour and 25 minutes on a local train and express trains reducing end to end travel time by 7 minutes.

Line 15 (Beijing Subway) Railway line of Beijing Subway

Line 15 of the Beijing Subway is a rapid transit rail line in northern Beijing.

Tianjin railway station railway station in Tianjin, China

The Tianjin railway station is the principal railway station in Tianjin, China. It was established in 1888, rebuilt in 1987-1988, and restructured in 2007-2008. Its Chinese big title was written by Deng Xiaoping in 1988, for celebrating 100th anniversary of its founding.

Line 1 (Tianjin Metro) Railway line of Tianjin Metro

Line 1 of the Tianjin Metro runs from the north-west to the south-east of downtown Tianjin. It is 42.227 km (26.2 mi) in length with 32 stations.

Line 9 (Tianjin Metro) Railway line of Tianjin Metro

Line 9 is a rapid transit line of the Tianjin Metro. It spans 52.8 km with 21 stations, connecting the urban area of Tianjin with Binhai New Area, a new area within the jurisdiction of Tianjin Municipality. The one-way journey time is approximately one hour.

Line 3 (Tianjin Metro) Railway line of Tianjin Metro

Line 3 of the Tianjin Metro a rapid transit line running from north-east to south-west Tianjin. It was opened on 1 October 2012. The line is 33.7 km long and has 26 stations of which 8 are elevated and the rest are underground.

Tianjin West railway station railway station

The Tianjinxi (West) Railway Station is a high-speed railway station in Tianjin. It is served by the Beijing–Shanghai railway and Jinbao Intercity Railway and by the Beijing–Shanghai high-speed railway.

Yingkoudao station metro station in Tianjin, China

Yingkoudao Station, literally Yingkou Road Station in English, is a station of Line 1 of the Tianjin Metro. It started operations on 12 June 2006. It is the busiest station in the network with over 100,000 users each day, peaking at 210,000 passengers. Due to the old Line 1 platforms not being built with anticipation of additional interchange traffic the station is extremely crowded. Tianjin Metro is currently planning to renovate and expand the station to better cope with the demand.

Shijiazhuang Metro is a rapid transit system in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China.

Tianjin–Baoding intercity railway

Tianjin–Baoding intercity railway, also known as Tianjin-Baoding Passenger Line, is a high-speed railway line connecting Tianjin with Baoding in Hebei province. Starting from Tianjin West railway station and finally to Baoding railway station, the railway length is 158 km (98 mi) and with a maximum design speed of 250 km/h (160 mph). The project was jointly developed by the Ministry of Railways, Tianjin and Hebei Provincial Governments, supplying a total investment of 24 billion yuan. Construction began in March 2010 and the original plan was to be opened to traffic in 2013, however the progress of construction has experienced numerous work stoppages with completion delayed until December 28, 2015. Future high speed rail connections have been proposed such as a branch to the new Beijing Daxing International Airport currently under construction, allowing this airport to better serve the greater Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.

Line 6 of the Tianjin Metro a rapid transit line running from semi-circular from north-east to south-east Tianjin. It was opened on 6 August 2016. The line was later extended on 31 December 2016 and on 26 April 2018. The line is currently 42.6 km long and has 38 stations of which are underground. The line currently uses 6 car B size trains but the platform is long enough to support 8 car trains as demand grows in the future. Line 6, together with Line 5 will form a loop around Tianjin.

Line 5 of the Tianjin Metro is a rapid transit line running from semi-circular from north-west to south-west Tianjin. It is run by Tianjin Binhai Mass Transit Development Co., Ltd, which becomes a subsidiary of Tianjin Rail Transit Group Corporation since 2017.

Lilou station metro station in Tianjin, China

Lilou Station, is an underground station on Line 1 of Tianjin Metro. The station is located in Jinnan District, Tianjin, China.

Line 4 of Tianjin Metro is an under construction metro line in Tianjin. The southern section (Dongnanjiao–Xinxingcun) will open in June 2021.

References