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The S8 metro line in Nanjing heralds a new era in the ancient capital, setting new records as the longest and fastest urban rail transit in China.


With the recent opening of Nanjing’s S8 metro line, a complex subway network now covers the entire historic city. Spanning 45 kilometers and 17 stations and trains at a maximum speed of 120 kilometers per hour, the line is the longest and fastest in China. Flying through the city like an orange dragon, it winds a scenic route from Taishanxincun Station to Jinniu Lake.

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Building facts

  • Completed: 2014
  • Track length: 45,216 km
  • Stations: 17 (6 underground, 11 above ground)
  • Operator: Nanjing Metro Operation Co., Ltd.
  • Developer: Nanjing Metro Operation Co., Ltd.
  • Architect: Beijing Urban Engineering Design & Research Institute Co., Ltd.
  • Main Contractor: China Railway Electrification Bureau Group Co., Ltd.

KONE solutions

  • 37 KONE MonoSpace® elevators
  • 75 KONE TransitMaster™ 140 escalators
  • KONE Care™ Maintenance Service
  • To complete installation of elevators and escalators before the opening ceremony of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games
  • To ensure that all elevators and escalators on Line S8 operated reliably to create smooth people flow
  • Manpower and material input was increased and resource allocation was optimized to complete the installation on schedule
  • An emergency response team was established during the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games to provide all-round service for equipment operation.


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