Urban transport news from China

  • Guiyang metro

    Second metro line opens in Guiyang

    2021-04-30T05:00:00+01:00

    CHINA: The second metro line in Guiyang was opened for revenue service on April 28.

  • Luoyang has become the second city in Henan province with a metro, following the opening of the east–west Line 1.

    First metro line opens in Luoyang

    2021-04-13T11:35:00+01:00

    CHINA: Luoyang has become the second city in Henan province with a metro, following the opening of the east–west Line 1.

  • Shijiazhuang_03

    Shijiazhuang metro Line 3 extension opens

    2021-04-09T05:00:00+01:00

    CHINA: A 14·9 km eastern extension of Shijiazhuang metro Line 3 opened on April 6, taking the line to 27 km with 22 stations and an end-to-end journey time of 47 min.

  • Guangzhou Line 18 trainset

    Guangzhou Metro trials high speed running on Line 18

    2021-04-05T05:00:00+01:00

    CHINA: Guangzhou Metro and CRRC Zhuzhou have been undertaking test running at speeds of up to 176 km/h on Line 18, which has been designed and built for 160 km/h operation.

  • CRRC Sifang supplied six-car Type B2 trainsets which have a maximum capacity of 1 948 passengers and make use of lightweight materials to be 4·5 tonnes lighter than older designs.

    Third metro line opens in Jinan

    2021-03-26T15:16:00+00:00

    CHINA: Jinan’s east–west metro Line 2 linking Wangfuzhuang and Pengjiazhuang was opened for revenue service on March 26.

  • Shijiazhuang Metro Line 3 CRRC train

    Shijiazhuang metro Line 3 trains delivered

    2021-03-23T08:00:00+00:00

    CHINA: CRRC has completed delivery of 27 locally-built Type A trainsets for Shijiazhuang metro Line 3.

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    Jiaxing catenary-free tram unveiled

    2021-03-17T13:54:00+00:00

    CHINA The first of 20 low-floor trams being built by CRRC Changchun for the light rail network now under construction in Jiaxing was formally unveiled in the city on March 17.

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