Taizicheng tram exterior

CHINA: CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive has rolled out the first of three light rail vehicles for a tramway which is being built at the Taizicheng winter sports resort which will host skiing events during 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

Taizicheng tram interior

The LRV is 27 m long and 2 650 mm wide, with a capacity of 150 passengers, 48 seats and space for skiing equipment.

The 1·6 km tramway is scheduled to open in December. It will have six stops serving sports facilities, shops, an exhibition centre and hotels, and will connect with high speed trains from Beijing at Taizicheng station, terminus of the Chongli branch from the Beijing – Zhangjiakou high speed line.