Urban transport news from China

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    Guangzhou metro Line 8 extended north to Baiyun

    2020-11-27T10:49:00+00:00

    CHINA: Guangzhou Metro Corp opened an extension of Line 8 from Cultural Park on the west side of the city centre to Jiaoxin in Baiyun District to the north on November 26, adding 16·3 km and 11 stations.

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    Two openings expand Nanning metro

    2020-11-24T14:06:00+00:00

    CHINA: Nanning metro Line 4 running 20·7 km east-west from Lengtangcun to Hongyun Lu with 16 stations opened on November 23, along with a 6·3 km, five-station extension of Line 2 southeast from Yudong to Tanze.

  • Photo 1 New tram in China, city of Jiaxing

    Keolis Shanghai selected to operate Jiaxing tramway

    2020-11-23T14:04:00+00:00

    CHINA: The Keolis Shanghai joint venture of Keolis (49%) and Shanghai Shentong Metro Group (51%) is to operate a catenary-free tramway in Jiaxing, one of the largest cities in Zhejiang province.

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    Clay figure folk art inspires Wuxi metro train styling

    2020-11-23T05:00:00+00:00

    CHINA: CRRC Zhuzhou has delivered the first of 25 six-car Type B trainsets ordered for the future Wuxi metro Line 4.

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    Faster monorail on trial

    2020-11-20T09:07:00+00:00

    CHINA: Test running has started with a prototype 100 km/h monorail train being developed by CRRC Qingdao Sifang.

  • One of the LRVs has been fitted with roof-mounted photovoltaic panels to test the use of renewable energy to power the interior lighting.

    Hong Kong’s latest generation of light rail vehicles enter service

    2020-11-18T06:00:00+00:00

    CHINA: The first of Hong Kong’s latest generation of light rail vehicles began entering service on routes 610 and 751 in the Northwest New Territories on November 17.

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    Skytrain monorail on test

    2020-11-16T05:00:00+00:00

    CHINA: A driverless suspended monorail vehicle with a design speed of 80 km/h is being tested on an 800 m elevated track in Wuhan.

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    Multiple metro openings in Shenzhen

    2020-11-03T09:24:00+00:00

    CHINA: A number of metro extensions in Shenzhen opened on October 28, adding 28·7 km and 18 stations to take the network to a total of 411 km with 283 stations.

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    Third metro line opened in Wuxi

    2020-10-29T12:23:00+00:00

    CHINA: The first phase of Wuxi’s third metro line opened on October 28, running 28·5 km from Sumiao in the west of the city to Sunan Shuofang International Airport in the southeast.

  • cn Hangzhou – Shaoxing line trains (1)

    Hangzhou – Shaoxing line trains unveiled

    2020-10-23T14:24:00+01:00

    CHINA: The first of 18 trainsets for the Hangzhou – Shaoxing inter-urban link has been unveiled by the CRRC Puzhen.

  • cn Hong Kong MTR Corp coronavirus face masks (4)

    MTR depot produces face masks

    2020-10-02T05:00:00+01:00

    CHINA: Hong Kong’s MTR Corp has opened a face mask production line at its Siu Ho Wan depot which has a capacity of more than 300 000 masks per month.

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    Chengdu opens express metro

    2020-10-01T05:00:00+01:00

    CHINA: The first section of Chengdu’s express metro Line 18 opened for revenue service on September 27, exactly 10 years after the start of operation on the city’s first metro line.

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