1st-phase project of Metro Line 4 starts
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Following the order by Li Xiaomin, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Wuxi Municipal Committee and Secretary of the CPC Wuxi Municipal Committee, the 1st-phase project of Wuxi Metro Line 4 anticipated by the whole city officially started construction on the morning of March 28. Wuxi municipal leaders Wang Quan, Xu Yiping, Zhou Minwei, Xu Jie, Yuan Fei and Ding Xuchu attended the opening ceremony, and Zhu Aixun, Deputy Mayor of Wuxi, chaired the activity.

Overall oriented south and north, the 1st-phase project of Metro Line 4 is north from Liutan Station of Huishan District, and south to Gonghu Avenue Station of the Taihu New Town. With a total length of 24.6 kilometers, the project will set up 18 underground stations. Running through old towns from north to south, it will link the Huishan New Town, central urban area, Lihu New Town and Taihu New Town with other regions. As the only loop track in the city, the line will, after completion, become a backbone channel to further strengthen connection of the Taihu New Town and main urban area, tighten metro layout density of core zones in the Taihu New Town, and combine important city landscape tourism and public cultural resources. In addition, it will be of great strategic importance in completing transportation junction system, intensifying city comprehensive public traffic level, and improving urbanization level in Wuxi. Planned to be open to traffic in 2021, the project will realize transfer with Line 1, 2 and 3, and construct a metro operation network linking 4 lines and covering a total distance of 114 kilometers.