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    Huangpu tramway opens in eastern Guangzhou

    2020-07-03T05:00:00+01:00

    CHINA: An initial 7·9 km section of the Huangpu tramway in the eastern part of the city of Guangzhou was opened on July 1.

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    Changsha opens two more lines

    2020-06-30T09:34:00+01:00

    CHINA: Two new metro lines totalling 58·9 km were opened for revenue service in Changsha on June 28, being inaugurated simultaneously at 11.28.

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    Maglev flies from Germany to China

    2020-06-11T11:09:00+01:00

    CHINA: The first ‘production’ version of Max Bögl Group’s urban maglev vehicle has been delivered from München airport to Chengdu on an Antonov Airlines 124-100 Ruslan aircraft.

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    Hong Kong’s Tuen Mun South Extension approved

    2020-06-11T05:00:00+01:00

    CHINA: The government of Hong Kong has granted MTR Corp authorisation to proceed with detailed planning and design of the Tuen Mun South Extension, a 2·4 km continuation of the West Rail Line (which will in the future become part of the Tuen Ma Line) from the existing Tuen Mun ...

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    Robots trained for Hong Kong station duties

    2020-06-05T09:28:00+01:00

    CHINA: Hong Kong’s MTR Corp has unveiled five types of robot which are to be deployed at Kai Tak station later this year, and its train maintenance staff have begun using a train underframe inspection robot.

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    Ningbo metro Line 2 extension opens

    2020-06-02T08:06:00+01:00

    CHINA: A 5·7 km extension of Ningbo metro Line 2 northeast from Qingshuipu to Congyuanlu, opened on May 30. Half of the three-station extension is elevated and half underground.

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    Driverless metro train delivered to Taiyuan

    2020-05-22T13:20:00+01:00

    CHINA: CRRC Dalian has delivered the of 24 six-car Type A trainsets equipped for GoA4 unattended automatic operation on the future Taiyuan metro Line 2, which is nearing completion for opening this year.

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