AnsaldoBreda has supplied the first two Sirio bi-directional five-section low-floor LRVs, with the remaining eight to be assembled by CNR Dalian. The LRVs have Tramwave ground power supply technology and supercapacitors developed by Ansaldo STS which allow the vehicle to operate without catenary. China Tramway Corporation, a joint venture of CNR Dalian and Taiwan General Resources Corporation, will supply the Tramwave system in China.
The first phase of Line 1 in Zhuhai is 8.9km long with 14 stations. The line runs from Shangchong, where the depot is located, along Meihua Road to Haitian Park. The test section runs from Zhongda Hospital to Haitian Park.
The first phase of Line 1 will open in the first half of next year. A second phase of Line 1 together with Line 2 are planned.