The completion of the Yuan 1.85bn ($US 301m) three-station elevated extension takes the total length of Line 11 to 72km, making it the city's longest metro line.

The journey time from Huaqiao to Jiangsu Road station in central Shanghai is around 60 minutes.

Services on Line 11 are operated by a fleet of 58 six-car type A trains supplied by CSR Zhuzhou.