Monthly Archives: November 2007

Metro map 2008 version

An update to the metro map is now online! At the end of the year, three new lines, as well as extensions to existing lines will open:

  • Line 6 will run through Pudong, connecting with Line 2 and Line 4
  • Line 8 will run north-south through the city with an interchange at People’s Square
  • Line 9 will run westwards out to Songjiang. Amusingly, it won’t connect with the other lines yet.
  • Line 4 will finally become a circular route with the opening of three new stations
  • Line 1 gets a big longer at the northern end, terminating at Fujin Lu

New metro lines

You can view all the new lines here, note that this is a beta version, notably

  • There is no first train/last train data for the new lines yet
  • The route planner doesn’t have information for the new lines yet
  • There are no pronunciations of the new stations yet (coming next week)
  • Some of the English station names may be subject to change (e.g. Dashijie vs Great World)

If you spot any errors in the new map please contact me or post a response below.

City map to be retired

I’m sorry to report that the ExploreShanghai city map will be taken offline at the end of the year.

Unfortunately due to work commitments I haven’t had time to really finish it or implement new features, and that looks unlikely to change for the foreseeable future. Shanghai still desperately needs a good English-language online street map, and if you want to develop one I wish you good luck!

The good news is I will continue to update the metro map with new lines, stations and features: see the next post for more details!

keep exploring