Metro Line 4 and other line trains pilot through the removal of train seats, slow crowding morning and evening peak. On June 16, Beijing-H
ong Kong Metro announced that the seat removal area will be used as a multi-functional area for passengers with wheelchairs, baby carts and large luggage.
It is reported that Beijing-Hong Kong Metro pilot demolished four sets of three-person seats in two compartments in the middle of one train on Line 4 and Daxing Line on th
e 16th, adding a multi-functional area to facilitate the use of people in need. At the same time, the pilot train retains the original top handrails, vertical
poles beside the door and the through passage in the part of the seat removal, so that passengers can stand steadily in the car.
The passenger volume of Beijing urban rail transit is rising continuously. The daily average passenger volume of Metro Line 4 and Daxin
g Line has increased from 535,000 at the beginning of the opening of the line in 2009 to 1.236 million in 2018, especially in the early peak workday.
Prior to this, Beijing-Hong Kong Metro has taken additional train purchases and continuously op
timized its operation organization. It has contracted more than 10 times by adding passengers, large and small routes and other modes.
Short-haired workshops, stations also take “one-stop-one-plan” and other measures to improve the ride environment. Ji
nggang Metro introduced that the pilot fully analyzed and validated the system capabilities of vehicles, maximized the available space of vehicles, and im
proved the travel experience of various passengers without affecting the number of seats available for people in need.