Metro constructions will be finished next year
Shenzhen metro will finished all construction of their lines in time for the Universiade next year. The company has invested 20 billion yuan in constructing 108 stations on its five major lines. Construction of line 7, 9 and 11 will start soon after the company receives additional investment from the government of 12 billion yuan.
Ninety five stations are already finished and 88 tunnels have being completed, while 80 percent of all stations have already been decorated and are nearing completion. Connecting stations from Futian, Buji and Airport stations are finishing their construction. The city is also planning a new payment method which would allow travelers to pay fares through their mobile phones. Trials for this type of payment will run from October till December to check any bugs in the system before implimenting the payment method.