The trains for Wuxi's metro line 4 are colored white and purple. [Photo/wxrb.com]
The preliminary design of the second phase of Wuxi's metro line 4 was approved by the Wuxi development and reform commission on April 11.
According to the plan, the second phase of line 4 will have a length of 8.3 kilometers with six underground stations running from Wuxi Taihu International Expo Center Station to Xishi Road Station.
The six stations are Ruijing Road Station, Huazhuang Station, Jinghui West Road Station, Linghu Avenue Station, Wuxi New District Station, and Xishi Road Station. The last four stations will be built in Xinwu district.
The Jinghui West Road Station will be located at the intersection of Zhenze Road and Jinghui West Road.
The Linghu Avenue Station will be located at the intersection of Zhenze Road and Linghu Avenue.
The Wuxi New District Station is located on a plot on the southeast side of the intersection of Xinhua Road and Zhujiang Road, where passengers can transfer to line 3.
The Xishi Road Station will be located at the intersection of Xinhua Road and Airport Road.
The metro line is expected to improve the transit network of the Wuxi Economic and Technological Development Zone and Xinwu district in order to drive the economic and social development of regions along the line.