Guangzhou Line 18 trainset

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.

The 60∙4 km line from Xiancun to Wanqingsha is scheduled to open this year, with a fleet of 25 eight-car Type D trainsets.

A one-station northern extension from Xiancun to Guangzhou Dong station is to opened in 2025, and further northern and southern extensions are planned.