April 05, 2012

CSR Zhuzhou to supply Wuxi Metro Line 1 trains

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CSR Zhuzhou has been awarded a contract to supply 23 six-car Type B trains for the first metro line in Wuxi, a city of 6.3 million inhabitants in China's eastern Jiangsu province.
The first train will be delivered next March and the last is due to arrive in Wuxi in June 2014. Each set will accommodate up to 1846 passengers.

The north-south Line 1 will be 30.5km long with 25 stations and trial operation is due to start in June 2014. The city plans to ultimately construct a five-line network totalling 157.7km with 111 stations.

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