Line 2, Beijing Subway


Line 2, Beijing Subway

Beijing Line


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Beijing Subway/2

Line 2 of the Beijing Subway runs in a rectangular loop around the city centre, tracing the Ming Dynasty inner city wall, which was demolished and paved over by the 2nd Ring Road and Qianmen Avenue. Line 2 encircles the old city center districts of Dongcheng and Xicheng and skirts the northern of edges of Chongwen and Xuanwu. It is the only subway line serving the Beijing Railway Station. The entire line runs underground and connects with Line 1 at Fuxingmen and Jianguomen, Line 5 at the Yonghegong Lama Temple Station and Chongwenmen, and to Line 13 at Xizhimen and Dongzhimen.

List of Stations

Twelve of Line 2's eighteen stations are named after city gates. These stations end in "men", meaning gate. Line 2 trains going in the clockwise direction are identified as running on the "inner loop". Trains going in the counter clockwise direction are identified as running on the "outer loop". The following table lists Line 2 stations in counter clockwise order.

18 24 44 106 107 123 359 401 404 406 413 418 614 623 800 815 820 823 909 915 915支(1,2,3,4) 916 918 923 934 935 936 936支 942 955 961 966 970 974 975 980 987 特2|
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style="background:blue; color:white"|215
"512"
BJS stations|station=Yonghegong Lama Temple
雍和宫
yōnghégōng
0:34
17.3
style="background:purple; color:black"|Line 5
13 18 44 116 606 800 807 820 909 特2
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style="background:blue; color:white"|216
BJS stations|station=Andingmen
安定门
āndìmén
0:36
18.1|
27 44 104 104快 108 113 124 328 358 358支 407 417支 758 800 803 820 850 850支 858 909 912 912支 特2
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style="background:blue; color:white"|217
BJS stations|station=Gulou Dajie
鼓楼大街
gǔlóu dàjiē
0:38
19.3|
44
-
style="background:blue; color:white"|218
BJS stations|station=Jishuitan
积水潭
jīshuǐtān
0:41
21.1|
44
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style="background:blue; color:white"|201
"1301"
BJS stations|station=Xizhimen
西直门
xīzhímén
0:45
23.0
style="background:orange; color:black"|Line 13
7 16 16支 21 26 27 44 105 334 360 375 375支 387 392 603支 618 702 719 722 732支 748 749 816 820 845 800 902 904 932 933 939 962Bolded bus line numbers denotes bus terminal at or near the subway station.

Other Facts

Rolling Stock

Newly upgraded rolling stock produced by CSR Sifang Locomotive and Rolling Stock Co. Ltd. features air conditioning, LCD and LED passenger information display and dot matrix destination display.
*DK13 trainsets #T101-T118; #T120-T128; #T302-T304
*BD1 trainsets #T129-T132
*BD11 trainsets #T305-T306

Other Facilities

The rolling stock maintenance facility is located at Taipinghu, near Jishuitan station.

External links


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