Xiamen MTR era begins, Metro Line 1 to start trial run Dec. 31

Updated: 29 Dec 2017
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According to an announcement made by Xiamen Metro officials, the city's first metro line will begin trial operation at 10 a.m. on December 31st, 2017.

Construction on Xiamen Metro Line 1 began in April 2014.

Key facts about Xiamen Metro Line 1:

Total length: 30.3 kilometers
Total number of stations: 24
Operation hours: 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily
Speed: 35 kilometers per hour
Tickets: Capped at RMB 7 per single trip
How to purchase tickets:

On-site purchase: Ticket Vending Machine (TVM)
Passengers can pay with cash. The machines accept coins, paper bills (RMB 5, 10, and 20 denominations accepted), or payment via WeChat Pay or Alipay.

Online purchase:
Download the Xiamen Metro App (厦门地铁AMTR) and buy your tickets via WeChat Pay or Alipay, then scan the QR code to enter the station.

Special discounts:
> 10 percent discount for e-tong card users
> 50 percent discount for students
> Each child under 1.2 meters tall who is accompanied by an adult rides for free
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Comments Area ( Total Comments: 2 )
Penny_XM Commented on 04 Jan 2018
A great move!! nice job Xiamen government.
Ritika Commented on 29 Dec 2017
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