New subway lines in Nanjing start trial runs
2017-12-06 15:24:00

Subway Line S9 (Photo from

Nanjing’s newly built Subway Line S9 started running test on Dec 5, and its Subway Line S3 started test operation at 6:00 am on Dec 6. As a result, the subway network system in Nanjing now consists of eight lines with 158 stations, covering a distance of 295 kilometers.

The 53-kilometer Subway Line S9 with a designed speed of 120 kilometers per hour has a total of six stations from Xiangyu South Station to Gaochun Station

In addition, the 36.22-kilometer Subway Line S3 connects four districts of Jiangning, Yuhuatai, Jianye and Pukou in Nanjing, becoming the third subway line passing beneath the Yangtze River besides subway lines 10 and 3.

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