Extra subway trains designated for Line 2 during the morning rush-hour crush
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- According to the Chongqing Rail Transit Group, since May 14, two more six-carriage marshaling trains have been designated for Line 2 during the morning rush-hour.
More trains from Jiaochangkou to Yudong designated
Chongqing Rail Transit Group said the adding of the two subway trains to Line 2 will bring the total number of the maximum in-service trains to 37 from 35 and the number of six-carriage marshaling trains from 15 to 17.
The new train working schedule shows that passengers can take a subway train from Jiaochangkou to Yudong every three minutes during the morning rush-hour.
The train from Tiantangbao to Yudong will leave every 9 minutes during the morning rush-hour
The departure interval between trains from Tiantangbao to Yudong during the morning rush-hour will be shortened to 9 minutes from the 12 minutes. The interval between the trains from Jiaochangkou to Tiantangbao will remain unchanged after the adjustment.
Chongqing Rail Transit Group reveals that the 482 train trips are planned to be made in the daily passenger-train service of Line 2 and the six-carriage marshaling trains will offer 234 trips. The Tiantangbao – Yudong section will be better able to carry about 1,500 persons every hour, up 41.62%; and the transportation capacity of Jiaochangkou - Tiantangbao section was increased to about 700 persons every hour. (Translated by Xu Mengmiao, Fathom Language Limited)