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[Overview] In 2017, Wuxi Metro Line 1 and Wuxi Metro Line 2 transported 92.3 million passengers throughout the year, with an average daily passenger flow of 253,000, a year-on-year increase of 12%. The share ratio of subway public transport increased from 28.1% in 2016 to 28.25%. Two key indicators of running chart cash rate and train punctuality rate of Wuxi Metro Line 1 and Wuxi Metro Line 2 reached over above 99.99%. And the reliability of key equipment was above 99.5%. Since the trial operation, the two lines has achieved continuous safety production without major accidents.
[The First-phase Project of Wuxi Metro Line 4 Officially Launched] On March 28, the first-phase project of the Wuxi Metro Line 4 was officially launched to connect Huishan New Town, Lihu Leisure Center, the Central Business District of Taihu New Town and other places. With a total length of 24.6 kilometers and 18 underground stations, it will form a transfer junction with other existing routes of the subway network, initially achieving a networked operation pattern. By the end of 2017, all 17 new stations in the first-phase project of the Wuxi Metro Line 4 had started construction.
["Mashangxing" APP Starts Subway Travel by Scanning QR Code in China] On May 17, after nearly three years of planning research and multiple rounds of demonstrations, the Wuxi Subway Convenience Service "Mashangxing" APP was officially launched for public beta, starting subway travel by scanning QR code in China.
[Metro Control Center Won the "China Construction Engineering Luban Prize"] On December 28, Wuxi Metro Line 1 Control Center and its supporting projects won the 2016 – 2017 China Construction Engineering Luban Prize.