Some Beijing Subway Lines to Increase Capacity

By Alistair Baker-Brian, December 21, 2022

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According to a post on the Beijing Subway Weibo account, there’ll be some changes to capacity on some Beijing Subway Lines – good news for commuters in the capital.

Changes which have already come into effect include the following: 

  • December 20 – increased capacity on Line 5 and Line 6 

  • December 21 – increased capacity on Line 1 (Batong Line) and Yizhuang Line 

  • December 21 – 44 passenger trains added to Line 8, Line 9, Line 10, Line 13 and other lines during morning peak hours 

As of tomorrow, December 22, waiting times between trains will be reduced on the following lines: 

  • Line 8

  • Line 9

  • Line 10

  • Line 15

  • Fangshan Line

  • Changping Line 

[Cover image via Weibo/@北京交通广播]

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