New Metro line to set new fares
The five new Metro lines that will soon open in June have their fare formulated by the city development and reform authority. The highest fare set by the authority is at 11 yuan. This fare is from the Airport East Station on the metro line 1 going to Shuanglong Station on line 3.
The distance calculates the metro fares. Passengers will pay 2 yuan for the first four kilometers and 1 yuan additional for the next 4 kilometers set up to 12 kilometers. An additional 1 yuan will be added for every 6 kilometers in every 12 to 2 kilometers traveled.
Metro fares are calculated by distance. A passenger has to pay two yuan for the first 4 kilometers and an additional one yuan for very 4 kilometers up to 12 kilometers and additional one yuan for every 6 kilometers from 12 to 24 kilometers. More than 24 kilometers travel, 1 yuan will be added for every 8 kilometers.
The new fare schedule will be covering 131 stations on all five lines. New developments and work on the Metro line 8 is expected to be started next year and will be completed by 2015 or 2016. The new line is expected to relive the traffic congestion between the Luohu and the east coast.