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South section of KM metro Line 1 to be in use in 1st half of 2012

By : InKunming|Updated: 2011-10-09

Photo shows the construction site of the metro between north passenger station and Longtou Village in Kunming. [Photo/ Huang Xiaosong]

It is estimated that the south section of Kunming metro Line 1 will go into operation in the first half of 2012 in advance. By the end of next year the whole lines and are expected to open operation. So far, the main body structures of 12 stations of Line 1 and Line 2 in first stage project have been completed.

As introduced, the overall length of the Line 1 and Line 2 in first stage project totals 42.1 km. Since the metro in the main urban areas was started to build on May 1, 2010, the construction of 25 underground stations and 6 elevated stations have been under construction.


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