April 13, 2017

Shanghai Metro orders more trains for Line 2

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A Line 2 train at People's Square station. A Line 2 train at People's Square station. Baycrest CC by SA 2.5

SHANGHAI Metro has placed a Yuan 543m ($US 78m) contract with the CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport joint venture for additional cars for Line 2.

Delivery is scheduled to start in January 2018 and should be completed by November 2018.

The 60km-long Line 2 has 30 stations and runs from East Xujing in the west via Hongqiao mainline station, Hongqiao Aiport, and the city centre to Pudong International Airport in southwest.

CRRC Nanjing Puzhen’s joint venture partner is Midas Holdings.

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