Photo: Andrew Benton

CHINA: CRRC Nanjing Puzhen won a contract to supply 50 six-car trainsets to operate on Nanjing metro Line 5 on June 15.

Deliveries are due to start by the end of October 2019. The Type A trainsets will have a maximum speed of 80 km/h.

The 37·4 km Line 5 is due to be completed by the end of 2021. Running northwest-southeast, the underground route would serve 30 stations and have two depots.