Line 9 (Tianjin Metro)

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A train at Tanggu
Overview
Other name(s)Jinbin (Tianjin-Binhai) Light Rail (津滨轻轨) [lower-alpha 1]
Type Rapid transit
System Tianjin Metro
StatusOperational
Locale Tianjin, China
Termini Tianjinzhan
Donghailu
Stations21
Services1
Daily ridership97,000 (Avg.) [1]
Operation
Opened28 March 2004;16 years ago (2004-03-28)
Owner Tianjin
Operator(s)Tianjin Binhai Mass Transit Development Co., Ltd. (As a subsidiary of Tianjin Rail Transit Group Corporation since 2017)
CharacterUnderground, At-grade, & Elevated
Technical
Line length52.76 km (32.78 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Route map

Contents

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Donghai Road
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Convention and
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Taihu Road
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Citizen Plaza
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Tanggu
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Hujiayuan
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Zhongxicun
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Tianjin Pipe Corporation
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Junliangcheng
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Dongli Economic
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Erhaoqiao
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Yihaoqiao
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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 9 is run by Tianjin Binhai Mass Transit Development Co., Ltd, which became a subsidiary of Tianjin Rail Transit Group Corporation in 2017.

Design

Most of the line is elevated that runs parallel to the Jintang Expressway (only the westernmost 6.67 kilometres (4.14 mi) runs in tunnels). Hence, it is often wrongly called "light rail", as is commonplace in China with elevated or at-grade metro lines.

Trains can reach a speed of up to 100 kilometres per hour (62 mph).[ citation needed ] Of the 4 bridges along the line, the No. 1 and No. 4 bridges are longer and use ballastless track, while the No. 2 and No. 3 bridges use ballasted track. The No. 1 bridge, from Guanghua Road (between Dongxing Road and Zhongshanmen stations) to Babao, with a total length of 25.8 kilometres (16.0 mi), is the longest bridge used in rapid transit systems in China.

History

Line 9 first opened on 28 March 2004. It was extended to Tianjinzhan on 15 October 2012, connecting with the main metro network by allowing passengers to transfer to Lines 2 and 3. [2]

Train service on the whole line was suspended on 13 August 2015 after a series of massive explosions devastated the area. The explosions occurred less than a kilometre from Donghailu station; the roof of the station collapsed, and the control centre nearby was destroyed. [3] It resumed operation on 16 December from Tianjin Railway Station to Tianjin Pipe Corporation Station. [4]

Timeline

Chronology of section openings

SegmentCommencementLengthStation(s)Name
Zhongshanmen — Donghai Road28 March 200445.409 km (28.22 mi)9Phase 1
Yihaoqiao25 May 2004Infill station1
Citizen Plaza18 October 2004Infill station1
Convention and Exhibition Center27 March 2005Infill station1
Erhaoqiao28 April 2005Infill station1
Hujiayuan1 June 2006Infill station1
Shiyijing Road — Zhongshanmen1 May 20116.151 km (3.82 mi)3Phase 2 (1st section)
Tianjin — Shiyijing Road15 October 20121.2 km (0.75 mi)2Phase 2 (2nd section)
Tianjin Pipe Corporation — Donghai Road16 December 2015Temporary ceased operation-6Explosions reconstruction project
Tianjin Pipe Corporation — Citizen Plaza27 June 2016Reentered operation5
Citizen Plaza — Donghai Road31 December 2016Reentered operation1
Zhangguizhuang, Taihu RoadInfill stations2

Stations (west to east)

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Line 9 drawn to scale.
Station nameConnectionsBus ConnectionsDistance
km
Location
EnglishChinese
Tianjinzhan 天津站  2    3   China Railways.svg TJP   Jingjin    Jinji  96 181 182 187 190 194 195 196 197 198 199 528 607 701 749 8130.000.00 Hedong
Dawangzhuang 大王庄28 92 185 621 651 660 676 8061.401.40
Shiyijinglu 十一经路92 600 643 651 660 673 676 803 840 842 847 866 871 902 9630.742.14
Zhigu 直沽  5  92 359 511 608 665 668 678 760 840 860 9621.543.68
Dongxing Road 东兴路760 8401.084.76
Zhongshanmen 中山门30 53 92 185 503 621 642 643 656 668 673 806 830 840 856 857 860 872 9052.026.78
Yihaoqiao 一号桥30 53 185 503 621 679 706 715 806 830 840 856 857 860 8721.738.51
Erhaoqiao 二号桥30 53 185 316 503 621 679 706 715 806 819 830 840 856 857 860 8720.909.41
Zhangguizhuang 张贵庄30 53 185 305 316 503 621 679 706 715 806 819 830 840 856 857 8721.3210.73 Dongli
Xinli 新立53 185 305 679 690 716 750 806 830 856 8572.5113.24
Donglikaifaqu 东丽开发区53 185 305 503 621 715 716 750 751 806 830 835 8561.9815.22
Xiaodongzhuang 小东庄53 185 503 621 716 8354.3219.54
Junliangcheng 军粮城53 185 503 621 680 717 720 8354.9224.46
Gangguangongsi 钢管公司53 185 211 307 503 621 680 835 9314.2528.71
Zhongxicun 中西村3.1331.84 Binhai
Hujiayuan 胡家园6.1638.00
Tanggu 塘沽103 108 109 110 113 118 124 132 133 134 501 502 503 507 524 605 651 680 825 834 835 880 936 9414.8142.81
TEDA 泰达  TEDA  506 9311.6444.45
Shiminguangchang 市民广场101 128 506 508 513 937 939 9402.2146.66
Taihulu 太湖路121 508 521 9362.1848.84
Huizhanzhongxin 会展中心130 508 524 820 9341.3550.19
Donghailu 东海路127 137 503 505 508 509 518 9351.3151.50

Rolling stock

TypeTime of manufacturingSeriesSetsAssemblyNotes
Type B2003 - 2010DKZ738Mcp+T+T+McpManufactured by CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles [5]

Notes

  1. Not really a light rail. In China, elevated or at-grade metro lines always wrongly called "light rail". Only 6.67 km section on the line is underground.

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