CHINA: Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co has awarded the signalling contract for metro Line 14 to the Thales SEC Transport joint venture of Thales and Shanghai Electric.
Scheduled to open at the end of 2020, the driverless east-west line would run 38·5 km underground, serving 31 stations.
CHINA: The first of 49 driverless trains to operate on Shanghai metro Line 14 was officially rolled out by CRRC Nanjing Puzhen on September 3. The eight-car Type A trainsets are equipped with Bombardier’s Mitrac propulsion and control systems, being supplied by the Bombardier NUG Propulsion ...
CHINA: Expansions at the end of December cemented Shanghai’s position as the city with the largest metro network in the world. As of December 30, the country’s largest city boasts a 637 route-km metro, keeping its rival Beijing in second place. The more significant of the two expansions was ...
CHINA: December 30 saw a significant expansion of the urban rail network in Beijing, with the opening of a driverless metro line, a maglev line and a tram line. An existing metro line was also extended. The 14·4 km Yanfang Line becomes the first driverless metro line in the ...
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