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The Urumqi BRT bus service was launched in August 2011 after an investment of 930 million yuan in an effort to improve urban traffic.There are currently four routes operated, BRT1, BRT2, BRT3, and BRT5 mainly along the north-to-south downtown major roads.

Urumqi Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a bus rapid transit system in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. It began trial operations in August, 2011 and official operation in September.


  • BRT1: 14.9 kilometers (9.3 mi) in length, 21 stations,
  • BRT2: 14.1 kilometers (8.8 mi) in length, 17 stations,
  • BRT3: 13.2 kilometers (8.2 mi) in length, 17 stations,
  • BRT5: 9.6 kilometers (6.0 mi) in length, 11 stations.
  • [Editor:Yi Yanjun]