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A guide to Xiamen BRT (updated)

Updated: 21 Jan 2016
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Xiamen BRT Line 6, a new BRT line linking Qianpu Interchange Station (前埔枢纽站) and Xiamen North Railway Station (厦门北站), is scheduled to be put into service on January 31st.

Additionally, BRT Line 7, which aims to ease large passenger flow between Hongwen Station (洪文站) and Kai He Lu Kou Station (开禾路口站) is expected to be put into opeartion in the first half of this year.
 
Major changes
 
1.  New BRT lines
BRT Line 6 (13 stops)
Operating hours: 6:10 a.m. - 9:15 p.m., a bus ervery five minutes during peak periods
Full-journey fare: 3 yuan
 
2.  BRT safety check machines
Starting from January 18th, safety check machines were installed to replace manual check at four BRT stations: Qianpu Interchange Station (前埔枢纽站), Caitang Station (蔡塘站), Xiamen North Railway Station (厦门北站) and No.1 Port (第一码头站).
 
If drinking water is detected in your bag, you must take a sip to prove its safety. Prohibited items include lighters, alcohols and other inflammables and explosives.
 
 
 
Notable facts
 
1. No BRT Line 4
The Chinese pronounciation of the BRT Line 4 (快4) is quite similar to “快死" (literally means “die fast”) which is viewed as unlucky by the public.
 
2. 10% off
Passengers with E-tong cards can enjoy 10% discount while taking the BRT buses.
 
 
Xiamen BRT lines
 
BRT Line 1 A (21 stops):
No.1 Port (第一码头) to Zhongkeyuan (中科院)
Full-journey fare: 3.5 yuan
 
BRT Line 1 B (22 stops):
No.1 Port (第一码头) to Xiamen North Railway Station (厦门北站)
Full-journey fare: 3.5 yuan
 
BRT Line 2 (32 stops):
No.1 Port (第一码头) to Tong'an Interchange Station (同安枢纽站)
Full-journey fare: 4.5 yuan
 
BRT Line 3 (13 stops):
No.1 Port (第一码头) to Qianpu Interchange Station (前埔枢纽站)
Full-journey fare: 1 yuan
 
BRT Line 5 (23 stops):
Qianpu Interchange Station (前埔枢纽站) to Tong'an Interchange Station (同安枢纽站)
Full-journey fare: 4 yuan
 
BRT Line 6 (13 stops):
Qianpu Interchange Station (前埔枢纽站) to Xiamen North Railway Station (厦门北站)
Full-journey fare: 3 yuan
 
SOURCE: WOX Team
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Gxis Commented on 09 Sep 2016
Hi. We live on Hubin xi lu and Xiahe lu. Can you tell me which BRT line to get to the airport and the hours it runs?
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