Automatic Door in Metro

Did you notice the automatic door in Hengshan Road Metro Station?


© Jian Shuo Wang. The automatic door experiment of Hengshan Rd. Station of Metro Line #1

It has been installed for almost one year I remember, but very few people noticed the doors. It is for experiment. According to a old news report, the door will be installed to all underground metro stations after it is proved to be functioning. Now, when metro train comes, the door opens and closes with the doors of the train. Since it is installed on one end of the station, the train does not actually use it. It opens and closes, just to test whether it always works.

Shanghai Metro Map and Timetable

Update Metro Line #4, #6, #8 Opens January 2, 2008

The good news, Metro Line #4, #6, #8, #9 finally open on Dec 29, 2007.

Here are my introduction of the new lines:

End of Update

My friend Alex sent me a very good map of Shanghai Metro Plan (including Metro Line #1 to #9) and the Shanghai Metro Time Table (Metro Line #1, #2 and #3)

Credit: Anonymous


Credit: Anonymous

It is amazing to see 6 more metro lines will be constructed in the near future. Currently, more than 100 metro stations are being constructed at the same time.