The opening of the Qingshuipu - Congyuan Road section coincides with the sixth anniversary of the opening of Ningbo metro. The line runs at grade from Qingshuipu to Wulipai station, before running underground to Fengyuan and Congyuan Road Stations.

When completed, Line 2 will eventually connect Ningbo with the Zhenhai district in the northeast of the city, which is situated south of Shanghai.

The opening, held at Congyuan Road Station, was led by deputy chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and secretary of the Zhenhai District Party Committee, Mr Lin Yalian.

To coincide with the opening of the extension, Ningbo Rail Transit has hired “community green travel volunteers” to promote the metro as a more attractive and environmentally friendly mode of transport.

A 5.6km extension of Line 3, the Ningfeng Line, from Gaotang Bridge to Minghui Road opened in September 2019.

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