Beijing Metro Line 4, Daxing Line, Line 14 and Line 16
Beijing Metro Line 4 (BJL4), Daxing Line, Line 14 (BJL14) and Line 16 (BJL16) are operated by Beijing MTR Corporation Limited (BJMTR), a joint venture company of MTR Corporation (49% shareholding) with Beijing Capital Group and Beijing Infrastructure Investment Corporation Limited.
On 7 February 2005, BJMTR initialled a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Concession Agreement with Beijing Municipal Government for BJL4, and BJMTR is responsible for the line¡¦s rolling stock, signalling, electrical and mechanical systems as well as its operation and maintenance. The concession period is 30 years starting from 28 September 2009 when revenue operation commenced. BJL4 is 28.2km long with 24 stations.
Daxing Line is an extension of BJL4 which commenced revenue operation on 30 December 2010. The Operations & Maintenance Concession Agreement covers a period of 10 years and is renewable for further terms of 10 years each until the expiry of the concession period for BJL4. Daxing Line is 21.8km long with 11 stations.
On 6 November 2012, BJMTR entered into another PPP Concession Agreement for BJL14 similar to that for BJL4. West Section of BJL14 commenced revenue operation on 5 May 2013, East Section opened for passenger service on 28 December 2014, while Middle Section opened on 26 December 2015. Full line operation of BJL14 is expected after 2017. BJL14 is 47.3km long with 37 stations.
On 28 November 2015, the Concession Agreement for BJL16 was signed by the Beijing Municipal Government and BJMTR. BJL16 is a PPP project and BJMTR would participate in the investment, operations and maintenance of the new line. Under the Concession Agreement, BJMTR would undertake the operations and maintenance of BJL16 for a term of 30 years. The line will open in two phases. Phase 1 opened on 31 December 2016 while full line operations are expected to commence after 2017. BJL16 is 49.8km long with 29 stations.
For more information about BJL4, Daxing Line, BJL14, BJL16 and BJMTR, please visit http://www.mtr.bj.cn/en.