Urban rail transit in the People's Republic of China encompasses a broad range of urban and suburban electric passenger rail mass transit systems including subway, light rail, tram and maglev. Some classifications also include non-rail bus rapid transport. By the end of 2016, there were 30 metro systems in Mainland China with a total combined length of 3,586 km (2,228 mi). Today China boasts the world's longest, second-longest and third-longest metro systems. Eight of the world's 15 longest metro systems are in China. Although the Shanghai Metro only started operating in 1993, it is now the world's longest subway system. Half of the top ten busiest metro systems in the world are in China. As of January 2016, 39 cities have metro systems approved according to the National Development and Re

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  • Urban rail transit in the People's Republic of China encompasses a broad range of urban and suburban electric passenger rail mass transit systems including subway, light rail, tram and maglev. Some classifications also include non-rail bus rapid transport. By the end of 2016, there were 30 metro systems in Mainland China with a total combined length of 3,586 km (2,228 mi). Today China boasts the world's longest, second-longest and third-longest metro systems. Eight of the world's 15 longest metro systems are in China. Although the Shanghai Metro only started operating in 1993, it is now the world's longest subway system. Half of the top ten busiest metro systems in the world are in China. As of January 2016, 39 cities have metro systems approved according to the National Development and Reform Commission. China plans to spend 4.7 trillion yuan ($706 billion) on transport infrastructure in the three years following 2016. As of early 2017, China has 5,636.5 km (3,502.4 mi) of under-construction rail transit lines. (en)
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  • Urban rail transit in the People's Republic of China encompasses a broad range of urban and suburban electric passenger rail mass transit systems including subway, light rail, tram and maglev. Some classifications also include non-rail bus rapid transport. By the end of 2016, there were 30 metro systems in Mainland China with a total combined length of 3,586 km (2,228 mi). Today China boasts the world's longest, second-longest and third-longest metro systems. Eight of the world's 15 longest metro systems are in China. Although the Shanghai Metro only started operating in 1993, it is now the world's longest subway system. Half of the top ten busiest metro systems in the world are in China. As of January 2016, 39 cities have metro systems approved according to the National Development and Re (en)
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  • Urban rail transit in China (en)
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