Metro improves efficiency of four lines

Writer: Han Ximin  |  Editor: Holly Wang  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2021-03-31

A train of Shenzhen Metro Line 5 is in operation. DT News

Shenzhen Metro Group is carrying out plans to shorten train departure intervals for Lines 5, 6, 10 and 11 during rush hours and has extended their service hours, sources from the Metro group said.

The super morning peak service times for Line 5 from Huangbeiling to Qianhaiwan have been extended by 30 minutes to between 7:17 a.m. and 8:17 a.m., and the departure intervals have been shortened to 2 minutes and 30 seconds. For trains between Qianhaiwan and Chiwan, the departure intervals have been shortened from the previous 5 minutes to 2 minutes and 30 seconds between 8:20 a.m. and 9:20 a.m. During the off-peak hours, the departure intervals have been shortened by 20 seconds to 5 minutes and 25 seconds. During the evening rush hours, the intervals for trains between Qianhaiwan and Huangbeiling have been shortened to 3 minutes and 7 seconds.

Lines 6, 10 and 11’s time intervals have also been cut for trains running during morning and evening rush hours. The shortest intervals on Lines 6, 10 and 11 are 3 minutes and 55 seconds, 3 minutes and 20 seconds and 4 minutes and 39 seconds, respectively.

The first train at Chiwan Station on Line 5 has been advanced by nine minutes.

Line 6 has advanced the first train from Fenghuangcheng Station to Science Museum Station by 48 minutes. And the first train from Meilin Checkpoint Station to Changzhen Station has been advanced by 13 minutes.

Line 11 has optimized the times for the first and last trains during both weekdays and weekends. The first trains departing two terminals, Futian Station and Bitou Station, have been advanced by 10 minutes. After the departure of the final train at Futian Station at 11:30 p.m., the operator will arrange two trains to Airport North Station and two trains to Songgang Station, extending the service time by 40 minutes to 12:10 a.m.