National Library station

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National Library

国家图书馆
Beijing Subway
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National Library Station in February 2013
LocationZhongguancun South Street
Haidian District, Beijing
China
Operated byBeijing MTR Corp. Ltd
Beijing Mass Transit Railway Operation Corp. Ltd
Line(s)
History
OpenedSeptember 28, 2009(Line 4)
December 30, 2012(Line 9)
Services
Preceding station   Beijing Subway   Following station
Line 4
towards Gongyixiqiao
TerminusLine 9
towards Guogongzhuang
Location
National Library is located in central Beijing
National Library
National Library
Location in central Beijing

National Library Station (simplified Chinese: 国家图书馆站; traditional Chinese: 國家圖書館站; pinyin: Guójiā Túshūguǎn Zhàn) is an interchange station on Line 4 and Line 9 of the Beijing Subway. Its name is derived from the nearby National Library of China. The station features a double-island interchange layout, with Line 4 trains on the outside and Line 9 trains on the inside, which allows most riders to change lines simply by crossing the platform, instead of walking between levels. This configuration is known as cross-platform interchange.[1] The station handles 106,000 transfers between Lines 4 and 9 per day.[2] The platform for Line 16 will be built under the Line 4 and Line 9 platform.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beijing Subway Line 9". Travel China Guide. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
  2. ^ 我市轨道交通网络化运营效果凸显. Beijing Transportation Committee (北京市交通委员)会. 2013-02-07. Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
  3. ^ 北京地铁16号线车站设计方案展示 (in Chinese). Retrieved 2013-04-25.

Coordinates: 39°56′35″N 116°19′31″E / 39.943114°N 116.32519°E / 39.943114; 116.32519