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Line 14 (Shanghai Metro)

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Last Updated: 02 July 2021

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Line 14 (Shanghai Metro)

Overview
Other name(s)M6 (planned name)
StatusUnder construction
LocaleShanghai , China
Stations31
Service
TypeRapid transit
SystemShanghai Metro
History
Planned opening2020
Technical
Track gauge1,435 mm ( 4 ft 8 1 2 in )

Demonstrating its world-leading capabilities in driverless system, Thales SEC Transport, joint venture with Shanghai Electric, has been awarded signalling contract for Line 14 of Shanghai Metro by Shanghai Shentong Metro Group CO. Ltd. This will be Shanghais pilot project for Metro Line run by Fully automated Operation, with highly integrated management system incorporating both signalling and supervision solutions. It aims to meet growing demand for Metro Transport capacity and alleviate traffic in downtown Shanghai. Line will serve as a Fully automated Operation pilot project for Shanghai with a highly integrated management system as well as signalling and supervision solutions. Schedule to enter service at end of 2020, Line will be both driverless and highly automate. China is the largest urban rail signalling market in the world and this fully automated project will help Thales to strengthen its leadership in China through its joint venture TST. Shanghai is speeding up urban rail construction, with 16 urban railway transit lines currently in Operation at a total length of 666 km. Line 14 will be the newest line, crossing Shanghais downtown Area from east to west, with a total length of 38. 5 km and 31 underground stations. Fully automate, driverless line will connect to at least 13 other lines in the network. The Fully Automated Operation demonstration project provides high availability thanks to its Fully redundant 1 system architecture, which ensure that signalling failure has zero operational impact. This is vital for the busy Metro Line in Shanghai, which will transport millions of passengers each day while providing a high level of service. Schedule to enter service at the end of 2020, driverless trains will also be highly automate. The signalling system will be integrate with supervision solution, significantly improving operational efficiency by providing high-level automate control. Thales has more than 30 years of experience in Fully automate Operation lines through its involvement in design, implementation, Operation, and maintenance projects around the world, including Dubais Red and Green lines, Vancouvers SkyTrain lines, and Incheons Line 2 in South Korea. A joint team from Thales and TST will work together closely to ensure that this Fully Automated Operation project is delivered successfully by TST through local competencies and allow Shanghai Line 14 to enter revenue service on time. In line with Groups ' strategy of becoming a local player in China and developing products and services for both domestic and global markets, this project demonstrates Thaless ' long-term commitment to the country by locating R & D operations in China and working with local partners. This Fully Automated Operation project through joint venture TST will help Thales to strengthen its leadership in China, world's largest urban rail signalling market.

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Shanghai Metro Tickets

To travel via Shanghai Metro, you have many options for tickets / cards that you can choose from as per your needs. Single Journey Tickets are onetime use commodity that you can purchase from any Station and use them for just One Trip. This ticket will be scanned on Card reader machine at Ticket gate for entry. When you are leaving your destination, you will find a slot machine where you will insert a ticket and it will be taken from you. The price range of single tickets is between CNY 2-9. This is determined based on the distance you are going to travel. Here are rates you can expect to pay for each distance measure: 0-6km: CNY 3 6-16km: CNY 4 More than 16km: CNY 1 For every 10km prices for traveling to every station are also mentioned on the price table which is available at every Metro Station. You can easily figure out your ticket price using this. One person can only purchase a maximum of 9 tickets in a single go if you are buying them from a ticket machine. If there is an issue or complication you can simply ask the station staff for help. This Card gives you access to Shanghai Metro for the whole day and you can use it multiple times. After leaving the station, you simply have to swipe it on a reader at the gate and keep card with you. The validity of this card is 24 hours and you can get it for CNY 18. You can use this card on all Metro trains except Maglev. This ticket works in the same way as a One Day Pass and the only difference is price and duration. You swipe it on the reader at the exit gate and then keep card with you when you leave. This ticket cost CNY 45 and is valid for 72 hours. You cannot use this card for Maglev trains either. These are the same as single tickets but can be kept after taking a ride. When you exit the train station, you can put this card on the card reader at the gate. Damage or loss cards will mark you as using an invalid ticket or traveling without a ticket. To get this ticket you will need to Peoples Square Station where they have a souvenir shop. This coupon is for traveling on Maglev once. It functions in the same way as any other multiple-use cards available For Shanghai Metro. Single side ticket costs CNY 55 whereas round-trip ticket costs CNY 85. In price of Maglev Ticket, you also get a One Day Pass build-in which means you can use the same Card to travel on Shanghai Metro lines for 24 hours after purchase. You can get this card from two Maglev stations ie Longyang Road and Pudong International Airport. It is also available at some other major stations across the city.


Maps and Apps

Looking directly at the Shanghai metro map can overwhelm you. There are so many lines intersecting each other, so it is best to narrow things down. Simply find your current location and your destination on the Shanghai metro map. Then, use information provided above for lines and transfer to map out your route. It is quite logical and so it can easily be done by anyone. You can also figure out times using the above links, thereby choosing the best time to take your train. Your life will be a lot easier by using dedicated smartphone apps for the Shanghai metro that allow you to figure out your route and fares quite easily. Here are a couple of apps that you can try out:

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