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Layout of the World Expo 2010 Shanghai & Transportation



Layout of the World Expo 2010 Shanghai



Situated between the Shanghai Nanpu Bridge and the Lupu
Bridge along the Huangpu River in the city proper of Shanghai
, the Word Expo 2010 Shanghai will cover an area of 5.28 sq
km according to the plan. Taking into account such factors as
proper walking distance and perception of visitors, the World
Expo Shanghai will consist of five parts: “Park, zone, sub-
zones, sections and groups” as follows:

Park – The construction area of the World Expo Park will come
to 5.28 sq km, including the fenced area and the land used for
the supporting facilities outside of the fences, of which 3.93 sq
km will be in Pudong and 1.35 sq km in Puxi.

Zone – The fenced area of the World Expo will be 3.22 sq km,
including 2.47 sq km in Pudong and 0.75 sq km in Puxi.

Sub-zones –There are five functional zones marked A, B, C, D
and E respectively, each with an area of 60 hectares.

Sections – There are 12 sections of exhibition halls, 8 of which in the Pudong Section and 4 in the Puxi Section, each with an average area of 10-
15 hectares.

Groups – There are 26 groups of exhibition halls, each covering 2-3 hectares, the average floor area of each pavilion hall group will hold 40-45
exhibition units with each exhibition hall group covering a total floor area of 20,000 – 25,000 square meters. For the sake of convenience, each
group will contain some public service facilities in the surrounding areas, such as small canteens, shops, telecommunications, toilets, nursing
service and other public facilities.

The country hall will take the “exhibition hall group” as the basic unit according to the geographical location of the continent where the country is
located to define and arrange the exhibition units, will include 3 types: Type 1 - Self-built Pavilion: pavilions designed and built by official
participants; Type 2 – Rented Pavilion: stand-alone pavilions built by the Organizer and rented to participants; Type 3 – Joint Pavilion: pavilion
constructed by the Organizer and allocated to developing countries free of charge.


Transportation


Air:
With advanced aviation facilities, Shanghai has two large international airports, the Shanghai Hongqiao and Pudong airports, and owns over 300
air routes that leave Shanghai for all the large and medium-sized cities in China and the main cities of more than 20 countries and regions in the
world. Over 30 Chinese and foreign airlines have entered the Shanghai aviation market.
Situated in the Pudong New Area, the Pudong International Airport is the first-class airport in the world, and all the international scheduled flights
entering and leaving Shanghai take off and land here. It is about 30km from the city proper, and it is a one-hour drive.
Situated in the western suburbs of Shanghai, the Hongqiao Airport is mainly for domestic planes to take off and land. It is about 13km form the city
proper of Shanghai, with convenient transportation facilities.

Railways:
Shanghai has three railway stations: Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai West Railway Station and Shanghai South Railway Station. Of them,
the Shanghai Railway Station, which is close to Hengfeng Road, is the main passenger station, with a great number of trains going to all the
large and medium sized cities in China everyday.

Waterway / Ferry:
Expo Shanghai-WaterwayShanghai has developed waterways. The Shanghai Port, an important passenger port open to
marine and inland river navigation, is busy everyday. Passenger ships go regularly from
Shanghai to Inchon and Pusan of South Korea, and to Osaka and Kobe of Japan. The marine
passenger and freight ships that depart from the Shanghai Port can reach over 400 ports of
more than 160 countries and regions.

Cross-river ferries: two VIP docks, six ferry piers, five common shipping routes and one VIP
shipping route are set up at the riverbank. The 5 common shipping routes have the capacity to
transfer 20,000-24,000 visitors during the peak hour.

Metro Lines / Tunnels:
Shanghai has opened eight Metro lines, by the dawn of the 2010 World Expo, Shanghai will
have 12 Metro lines in service. Three stations and two sections are set up for World Expo metro lines. It is a two-line operation, capable to
transport 40,000 visitors during the peak hour. During the Expo, Shanghai will have 200,000 more visitors per day and 400,000 on the busiest
days. The subway system will be expanded to 400 kilometers by that time and will shoulder nearly half of the flow.
Metro lines 4,6,7 and 8 will have a stop at the Expo site, and No.13 will be the trunk line within the 5.28 square kilometer Expo site.

The tunnels for the exclusive Metro line for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo ticket holders and staff, have already completed, it is link Shanghai’s
landmark entertainment center, Xintiandi, to the Expo zone with a short train ride.

Shuttle Bus in the Expo site:
The first one is the cross-river line covering 14 kilometers. Vehicles go along the borderline of the Enclosed Area and bus stations are arranged
on one side, 1 in Puxi and 4 in Pudong. A total of 130 passenger buses (12-meter-long) will be available.
The second is Puning Road line: it takes the visitor flow inside Pudong Site. The total length of the line is 4.6 kilometers with 5 stations on both
sides. 36 passenger buses (12-meter-long) will be put into operation.
The third and fourth lines are supporting lines especially for the short-distance transportation in the Pudong area within the Park. The vehicles are
kinds of low-speed sightseeing buses and the distance between each station is around 100 meters. The one-way bus of North Ring Road is
about 2.5 kilometers and that of skywalk is about 2.4 kilometers.





 
 


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