Line 3 increases carriages and has some adjustments
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Now it will be more convenient to take Line 3 in the morning and evening peak travel hours. According to the official WeChat of Chongqing Rail Transit Group, from now on, Line 3 will add two six-car monorail vehicles in the morning and evening peak times on working days.
After the addition of two six-car monorail vehicles on Line 3, the number of carriages on the line has increased from 62 to 64.
The new train plan will extend the part of the train running from Terminal 2 of the Jiangbei Airport to Sigongli to Jiangbei Airport T2 to Yudong. After the extension, a total of 8 columns were increased at the morning peak (7:15~9:30) of the section from Jiangbei Airport T2 to Yudong. Among them, the Jiangbei Airport T2 heading toward Yudong and Yudong to the Jiangbei Airport T2 increased by four columns each. The evening peaks (16:30~19:30) are added 13 columns in total. Among them, the Jiangbei Airport T2 to Yudong direction adds eight columns, and Yudong to Jiangbei Airport direction adds five columns.
After the adjustment, the interval between the Sigongli and Jiugongli at the morning and evening peaks was reduced from five minutes to 2-1/2, and the interval between the Jiugongli and the Yudong sections was reduced from ten minutes to just five minutes.
According to the Chongqing Rail Transit Group, the adjusted train working plan, Line 3 plans to open 840 times throughout the day, including 198 eight-car monorails. The transportation capacity of the section from Sigongli to Yudong increased by about 1900 passengers per hour, of which the transportation capacity from Sigongli to Jiugongli increased by 9.04%, and the transportation capacity from Jiugongli to Yudong section has increased by 33.33%. (Translated by Gao Jiao, Fathom Language Limited)