Sprawling Metro system tops 121km in total length

Apr 28, 2017|By Tong Wangyue

With Metro Line 4 in operation, Suzhou Metro network has expanded to 121 kilometers in total length, 16 percent more than the original plan. By 2023, the network will grow to 350 kilometers in length with four new lines, totaling 232.4 kilometers, to be built in five years. Currently, Line 3 and Line 5 are already under construction. Line 6, Line 7 and Line 8 are pending for approval of the National Development and Reform Commission. “The long-term goal is to make people reach any destination in the city within 40 minutes by Metro,” said an urban planning official.

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