Changchun Light Rail Transit

Changchun Light Rail Transit
Changchun Light Rail Transit
Changchun LRT logo.png
Locale Changchun, Jilin, China
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 2
Number of stations 49
Began operation 2001
System map

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Changchun Light Rail Transit
Simplified Chinese 长春轻轨
Traditional Chinese 長春輕軌

Changchun Light Rail Transit (Changchun LRT) is a on-ground rail mass transit system in the city of Changchun, Jilin province, China. It is said to be the first light rail transit system in Mainland China. The initial phase of Line 3 was completed in 2001, the 2nd phase was completed in 2007. Thus the construction of Line 3 has been totally finished. It officially opened to revenue service in October 2002. The current total length of the route is 31.6 km with 33 stations. The system will be added by three lines of conventional underground metro. According to report of Xinhua agency in 8 October 2008, construction of first line of metro with 18 stations and length 20,12 km starts in 2010, and it will open in 2014. Phases 3 with Line 4 is now under construction.



Changchun Light Rail Transit, Summer 2005
Color Line Terminals Opened Newest
red 3 Changchun Railway Station - Changying World Plaza 2001 2006 34.3 33
purple 4 Changchun Station North Square - Chechang Station 2011 16.33 16

Line 3

  • The current alignment has 32 stations which include Changchun Train Station, Liaoning Rd, Furong Bridge, Xi'an Bridge, Nanchang Rd, Zhaoyang Bridge, Jiefang Bridge, Huxi Bridge, Kuanping Bridge, Fusong Rd, Nanhu Boulevard, Huguang Rd, Guigu Great Street, Qianjin Avenue, Qianjin Great Street, Weiming Street, Weiguang Street, Weixing Square, Ya Tai Great Street, Yitong River, Linhe Street, Xiantai Great Street, Exhibition Centre, Century Plaza, Chinese Medicine University, Dongbeishi, Buoxue Road, Nongbuo Garden, Jingyue Park, Cailin Rd, Fuzhu Rd, Skiing Field, Changying World Plaza.
  • The first train departs at 6:00. At 21:00 both last trains leave the termini at Changying World Plaza and Changchun Station.
  • There is a flat fare of 2 yuan from Changying World Plaza up to Fusong Rd, 3 yuan for Changying up to Linhe Street, and 4 yuan to all other stations. The same number of stations/fare is vice versa for Changchun Rail Station.

The History and Lines of the Changchun Light Rail Transit

Changchun Light Rail Transit by 2013
  • October 2002: Line 3 (Phase 1) Changchun Station - Weiguangjie
  • 2006: Line 3 (Phase 2) Weiguangjie - Changying Century City
  • 2011: Line 4 Changchun station North Square - Southwest Huanzhongdian
  • 2020: Line 1 Beihuan Lu - Chechang
  • 2020: Line 2 Xike - Dongfeng Square
  • 20??: Line 3 Changchun Station - Yongning Road
  • 20??: Line 5 Xinglongtuan - Fufengtuan

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