LRTA logo Light Rail Transit Association
Light Rail for better public transport

Beijing's first new tramway

CNR Dalian has been awarded a contract for 31 five-section trams: the first should be delivered by the end of this year. The 100% low-floor, air-conditioned, trams, a licensed version of the AnsaldoBreda Sirio design, will be equipped for both catenary and surface current (the Tramwave system) power collection. A 9.4km tramline is being built as the Xijiao line in the western suburbs, and should open in 2015 to carry passengers to the Xiangshan scenic resort in the Fragrant Hills of Haidian district.

9 April 2014

This website carries just a tiny fraction of the total number of news stories which appear every month in Tramways & Urban Transit which has many pages of light rail, tramway and urban transit news from around the world — the best worldwide coverage of any publication!
See the Magazine page for further details.
To get your own copy — join the LRTA — details here

News page: top