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Wuhan unveils 5 urban construction projects
2017-02-08

  It will be an important day in the history of Wuhan, capital city of central China's Hubei Province on December 28, 2016. Five urban construction projects open to public, as Wuhan Metro Airport line, Wuhan Metro line 6, renovated Zhongshan Avenue, East Lake Greenway and Xiongchu Boulevard Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), which will make residents' life more convenient in the city.

  Wuhan Metro Airport line

  

 

  The Airport Line is the extension of line 2 to the north. With a length of 19.8 km, it has 7 stations between Jinyintan and Tianhe airport.

  Operating hours: 6:00 am to 10:30 am (Monday-Friday); 6:30-10:30 (Saturday-Sunday)

  Wuhan Metro Line 6

  

 

  Line 6 is the second line of the Wuhan subway crossing the Han River. With a total length of 35.96 km, it connects Dongfeng Company in the Caidian District and Jinyinhu Park in Dongxihu District with 27 stations of which 11 are transfer stations.

  Operating hours: 6:00 am to 10:30 am (Monday-Friday); 6:30-10:30 (Saturday-Sunday)

  Renovated Zhongshan Avenue

  

 

  The renovation project of Zhongshan Avenue aims to make the long-history avenue into cultural and tourist street with public spaces and a vigorous urban life. This project won the 2016 International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) Award for Excellence.

  Related: "Zhongshan Avenue Revival Plan" wins international award

  Wuhan East Lake Greenway

  

 

  Wuhan East Lake Greenway, with a total length of 28.7 kilometers, launched in December 2015, aims to encourage residents to walk by the lake, bathe in the water, approach the forests and reach the summits of the assemblies.

  Related: Wuhan East Lake Greenway strides onto world stage

  Xiongchu Boulevard Bus Rapid Transit

  It is Wuhan's first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line. It connects Wuchang Railway Station to Guanggu Boulevard, with a length of 13.6 km.

  Operating hours: 6 am-10pm

  (en.hubei.gov.cn by Roger)