Kunming metro Line 1 opens


CHINA: The first section of Line 1 of the Kunming metro opened for trial passenger services on May 20. The 22·1 km route has 12 stations. Ridership is forecast at 168 000 passengers/day. CSR Zhuzhou has supplied Type B trains, and an Alstom/Casco joint venture supplied Urbalis CBTC.

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