Urban transport news from China

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    12 confirmed dead in Zhengzhou metro flood

    2021-07-21T12:08:00+01:00

    CHINA: Officials in Zhengzhou have confirmed that 12 passengers died and another five were seriously injured after parts of the city’s metro network were flooded on July 20.

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    Shaoxing opens first line of planned 208 km metro network

    2021-07-13T13:16:00+01:00

    CHINA: The first metro line in Shaoxing has opened, running 20·3 km from Guniangqiao and China Textile City.

  • Xuzhou metro Line 3 opening

    Xuzhou opens north-south metro line

    2021-07-09T05:00:00+01:00

    CHINA: Xuzhou metro’s 18·1 km north-south Line 3 opened on June 28, linking Xiadian and Gaoxinqunan with 16 underground stations.

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    Automated metro opens in Suzhou

    2021-07-08T05:00:00+01:00

    CHINA: The fully automated Line 5 of the Suzhou Rail Transit network opened on June 29, running 44·1 km from Taihu Xiangshan to Yangchenghu Nan and serving 34 stations.

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    Changzhou’s second metro line inaugurated

    2021-07-06T13:31:00+01:00

    CHINA: The second metro line in Changzhou was opened for revenue service on June 28, running for 19·8 km from Qingfeng Park to Wuyilu via an interchange station Line 1 at Cultural Palace station.

  • Hangzhou Metro Line 8 officials

    Hangzhou Line 8 includes 2·8 km under-river tunnel

    2021-07-06T11:06:00+01:00

    CHINA: Hangzhou metro Line 8 was opened for revenue service on June 28, serving the Qiantang New Area to the northeast of the city.

  • The first route of a planned 98 km seven line tram network in Jiaxing was opened on June 25, operated using a fleet of trams fitted with supercapacitors for catenary-free operation

    Supercapacitor tramway opens in Jiaxing

    2021-06-30T08:55:00+01:00

    CHINA: The first route of a planned 98 km seven line tram network in Jiaxing was opened on June 25, operated using a fleet of trams fitted with supercapacitors for catenary-free operation.

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    Hong Kong completes its longest metro line

    2021-06-28T13:51:00+01:00

    CHINA: Revenue services began operating on the Kai Tak – Hung Hom section of Hong Kong’s Tuen Ma Line through east Kowloon on June 27, completing the east-west corridor across the New Territories.

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    Xiamen metro line opens with 4 km undersea tunnel

    2021-06-25T13:38:00+01:00

    CHINA: Xiamen metro Line 3 opened on June 25, running 26·5 km from the city’s main railway station to Caicuo and including a 4 km undersea section.

  • Wuhu Monorail (Photo: CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems Ltd)

    Wuhu monorail maintenance contract awarded

    2021-06-04T05:00:00+01:00

    CHINA: The CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems joint venture has been awarded a 27-year contract to maintain the guideways and trainsets for the monorail network which is under construction at Wuhu in Anhui province. Opening is planned by the end of this year.

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