(Shanghai Daily) – Construction on eight stations across downtown Shanghai along the planned Metro Line 14 will start over the next few months from this Friday, weighing down on congestion, police said yesterday.
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Police announced new traffic arrangements around the stations and said they will keep working to relieve traffic pressure on the city center in the next four years during the construction.
The Shanghai Metro is a rapid transit system operating urban and suburban rail transit services to 13 of its 16 municipal districts
Current status of the Shanghai Metro pic.twitter.com/zVuIJE4EAH
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Metro Line 14 will run under downtown Shanghai and construction is expected to be complete in 2020. The line will connect to Shanghai Metro Lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 13.
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The Shanghai Metro will have over 800 km of Track by 2020, and another 250 km complete by 2025
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Police said the traffic arrangements will be subject to changes when the second phases of construction are brought on. Some bus services will also be rerouted or cancelled.
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