The Shanghai metro map shows all the stations and lines of the Shanghai metro. This metro map of Shanghai will allow you to easily plan your routes in the metro of Shanghai in China. The Shanghai metro map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The Shanghai Metro rapid-transit system and elevated light rail has ten lines as its mentioned in Metro map Shanghai(numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 11) at present and extends to every core urban district as well as neighbouring suburban districts such as Songjiang and Minhang. The Shanghai Metro system is one of the fastest growing metro systems in the world. Many lines are under construction or planned to be constructed in the near future. Four companies operate the Shanghai Metro network. Each of them are subdivisions of Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co.,Ltd.
For most Shanghai metro lines, the base fare is 3 yuan (US$0.45) for journeys under 6 km, then 1 yuan for each additional 10 km. As of April 2010, the highest fare is 10 yuan (US$1.5) as you can see in Metro map Shanghai. For journeys exclusively on Line 5 (Xinzhuang – Minhang Development Zone), the fare is 2 yuan for journeys under 6 km and all other journeys are 3 yuan (though the total length of this metro line is a bit longer than 16 km). Users of the Shanghai public transport card get a 10% discount for the rest of the calendar month after paying 70 yuan. The discount is applied only for journeys after the payment; it is not retroactively applied to previous journeys.
The busiest station in Shanghai Metro system is People Square station (Lines 1, 2 and 8 as its shown in Metro map Shanghai). As the interchange station for three lines, it is extremely crowded during peak hours. Xujiahui (Lines 1 and 9) is located in the major Xujiahui commercial center of Shanghai. Six large shopping malls and eight large office towers are each within a three-minute walk of one of the station exits, numbering a total of 18 since the addition of the four in the metro line 9 part of the station that opened in December 2009. Lujiazui (metro line 2) is the major station in Pudong area. It is situated in the heart of Lujiazui financial district, the financial center of Shanghai. The city iconic landmarks, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jin Mao Tower and Shanghai World Financial Centre are all within walking distance of the station.
The Shanghai subway map shows all the stations and lines of the Shanghai subway. This subway map of Shanghai will allow you to easily plan your routes in the subway of Shanghai en China. The Shanghai subway map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The Shanghai Metro, incorporates both subway and light railway lines and extends to every core urban district as well as neighboring suburban districts as its mentioned in Shanghai subway map. As of 2010, there are twelve subway lines (including the Shanghai Maglev Train), 273 stations and over 420 km of tracks in operation, making it the longest subway network in the world. On 22 October 2010, Shanghai subway system set a record of daily ridership of 7.548 million. The fare depends on the length of travel distance starting from 3 RMB.
Shanghai subway system opened in 1995, making Shanghai the third city in Mainland China, after Beijing and Tianjin, to have a rapid transit system. The Shanghai subway system delivered 2.101 billion rides in 2011, the fifth busiest in the world. Shanghai subway network set a daily ridership record of 7.548 million on October 22, 2010. The system continues to grow, with new lines and extensions of old lines currently under construction as you can see in Shanghai subway map.
Nearly every Shanghai subway station houses retailing of some kind. Many are small kiosks selling a variety of telephony products such as telephone calling cards, mobile phone SIM cards, or new cellphones as its shown in Shanghai subway map. Newsstands are also available in many stations. Snack shops and convenience stores have become popular, along with bookstores. ATMs can be found in most downtown stations and even some suburban ones. Almost all Shanghai subway stations have stands to distribute free newspaper in every weekdays morning, starting from 7:30.