Songjiang Tram, as an important part of the “Four Network Combination” in Songjiang District, started the operation of “First Line” since the end of 2018, has received extensive attention from Songjiang citizens. Till now, Songjiang Tram Phase I has been running safely for more than 140 days, and the average daily passenger flow is about 11,000 person-time, even breaks through 20,000 person-time on peak day. Songjiang Tram has become new way for citizens of Songjiang to travel.
Songjiang Tram Phase II plans to start trial run without passengers in May.29, according to Shanghai local standard of basic conditions for the test run to tram. The trial run will be no less than 45 days, and after such operation without passengers, there will be an evaluation by experts in the middle of July. The tram line is expected for operation officially at end August, when achieving all the requirements based on opening permission. Then there will be two lines in the whole tram network, including Line 1 from Canghua Road (Rongle Road) to Xinmiaosan Road (Minyi Road) with two-way running, and Line 2 which is a ring line through Rongle Road, Jinxi Road, Zhongchuang Road, Guangfulin Road, Xinsongjiang Road, Sanxin Road in a closed loop with two-way circulation running. And Tram Line 1 can be transferred to Metro Line 9 at the station of Songjiang Sports Center, while Tram Line 2 can be transferred to Metro Line 9 at the station of Songjiang Sports Center and also Songjiang University Town.
We would like to apologize for the temporary inconvenience that may be caused to Songjiang citizens during the trial operation. And we would like to thank Songjiang citizens again for strong supports to the construction and operation of tram lines.