The 23.9km line links Xiwang in the west with Nancun in the east and serves 20 stations.

Services are operated by a fleet of 140m-long six-car type A metro trains supplied by CRRC Tangshan, each accommodating up to 1860 passengers (at 5 p/m2). The line is equipped with 1.5kV dc overhead electrification.

The 19.5km north-south Line 3, which will interchange with Line 1 at Zhongshan Square, is due to open later this year, while the second 12.6km phase of Line 1 will open by the end of 2019. The 16.2km first phase of Line 3 will be completed in 2020.

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