The two new metro sections comprise a 16.6km eastern extension of Line 7 and a 4.5km southern extension of the Batong Line to Huashuang and a common terminal at Universal Studios. The Universal Studios theme park is still under construction and is due to open in 2021.

This was followed on December 30 with the opening of Qinghe station on Line 13. This is an interchange with the new Beijing - Zhangjiakou high-speed line which opened on the same day.

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