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The Beijing (Peking) metro map shows all the stations and lines of the Beijing (Peking) metro. This metro map of Beijing (Peking) will allow you to easily plan your routes in the metro of Beijing (Peking) in China. The Beijing (Peking) metro map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Beijing (Peking) metro lines generally follow the checkerboard layout of the city. Most lines run parallel or perpendicular to each other and intersect at right angles. Lines serving the urban core as you can see in Metro map Beijing (Peking): Line 1, a straight east-west line underneath Chang'an Avenue, which bisects the city through Tiananmen Square. Line 1 connects major commercial centres, Xidan, Wangfujing, Dongdan and the Beijing CBD. Line 2, a rectangular loop line, traces the Ming-era city wall that once surrounded the inner city, and stops at 11 of the wall former gates (ending in men), now busy intersections, as well as the Beijing (Peking) Railway Station. Line 4, a mainly north-south line running west of city centre with stops at the Summer Palace, Old Summer Palace, Peking and Renmin Universities, Zhongguancun Technology Park, National Library, Beijing (Peking) Zoo, Xidan and Beijing South Railway Station.
Beijing (Peking) metro line 5, a straight north-south line just east of the city centre. It passes the Temple of Earth, Lama Temple and the Temple of Heaven as its shown in Metro map Beijing (Peking). Line 8, a north-south line directly north of city centre from Huilongguan through the Olympic Green to Beitucheng. Line 9, a north-south line in the southwest of the city centre from the Beijing (Peking) West Railway Station. Line 10, an inverted L-shaped shaped route to the north and east of Line 2. It runs east-west, following the Yuan-era city wall in the north, passing just south of the Olympic Green and turns south at Sanyuanqiao, northeast of the city, and follows the eastern 3rd Ring Road through the embassy district and Beijing (Peking) CBD.
Beijing (Peking) metro lines to outlying suburbs as its mentioned in Metro map Beijing (Peking) are: Line 13 arcs across suburbs north of the city and channels commuters to Xizhimen and Dongzhimen, at the northwest and northeast corners of Line 2. Line 15 branches off Line 13 at Wangjing West and runs northeast to suburban Shunyi District. Batong Line extends Line 1 eastward from Sihui to suburban Tongzhou District. Changping Line branches off Line 13 at Xi'erqi and runs north to suburban Changping District. Daxing Line extends Line 4 south to suburban Daxing District. Fangshan Line extends Line 9 south from Guogongzhuang to Fangshan District in the southwestern suburbs. Yizhuang Line extends from Line 5 southern terminus to the Yizhuang Economic & Technological Development Zone in the southeastern suburbs. Airport Express connects the Beijing Capital International Airport, 27 km northeast of the city, with Line 10 at Sanyuanqiao and Lines 2 and 13 at Dongzhimen.
The Beijing (Peking) subway map shows all the stations and lines of the Beijing (Peking) subway. This subway map of Beijing (Peking) will allow you to easily plan your routes in the subway of Beijing (Peking) en China. The Beijing (Peking) subway map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The Beijing (Peking) subway is a rapid transit rail network that serves the urban and suburban districts of Beijing municipality. The subway is owned by the city of Beijing (Peking) and has two operators, the wholly state owned Beijing Mass Transit Railway Operation Corp., which operates 13 lines, and the Beijing MTR Corp., a public-private joint-venture with the Hong Kong MTR, which manages 2 lines as its shown in Beijing (Peking) subway map. The subway first line opened in 1969, and the network now has 15 lines, 192 stations and 372 km (231 mi) of track in operation. It is the oldest subway in mainland China. Among the world metro systems, the Beijing (Peking) Subway ranks fourth in track length after the metros of Shanghai, London and Seoul, and fourth in annual ridership after those of Tokyo, Seoul, and Moscow.
In 2011, the Beijing (Peking) Subway delivered over 2.18 billion rides, and on September 9, 2011, set a single-day record of 7.57 million. All but two of Beijing Subway 15 lines were built within the past decade. The most recent additions, Line 9, along with sections of Lines 8, 15 and Fangshan, entered into operation on December 31, 2011. Despite the rapid expansion, the existing network cannot adequately meet the city mass transit needs and extensive expansion plans call for 19 lines and over 703 km (437 mi) of track in operation by 2015 and 1,000 km (620 mi) by 2020 as its mentioned in Beijing (Peking) subway map. The network is set to reach 420 km (260 mi) by the end of 2012. The subway is generally closed after midnight, unless a special occasion prompts extended operating hours. The first trains depart terminals at around 5 am and the last leave at around 11 pm. The Airport Express train starts at around 6am.
Beijing (Peking) subway flat fare of RMB(¥) 2.00 with unlimited transfers applies to all lines except the Airport Express, which costs ¥25 Children below 1.2 metres (47 in) in height ride for free when accompanied by a paying adult. All lines now collect fares through automatic fare collection (AFC) machines that accept single-ride tickets and the One Card Through Card or Yikatong, an integrated circuit card (ICC card) that can store credit for multiple rides. Riders can purchase tickets and add credit to Yikatong at ticket counters and vending machines in every station. Yikatong is also accepted on nearly all urban and suburban buses, and can be used as e-money for other purchases. The use of tickets hand checked by clerks was phased out, ending on June 9, 2008. Before the flat fare was introduced on October 7, 2007, fares ranged from ¥3 to ¥7, depending on the line and number of transfers as you can see in Beijing (Peking) subway map.