Several stylish new stations have been put into service on Beijing Subway Lines 6 and 8.
The stations are designed on the theme of four seasons while Tianqiao Station on Line 8 reflects the history of Beijing due to its location in the Chinese capital's former old town area.
Tianqiao had been be known as where local folk artisans gathered and performed.
Nowadays, international theater plays are held at the performing arts center in Tianqiao. (Photos: VCG)