The agreement was signed with the tourism board of the government of Dengfeng City and Chengdu Tianfu Railtech Valley Technology, with the project set to receive assistance and support from the Dengfeng government.

On September 10, Raffles Investment and Development Company, a subsidiary of Raffles Infrastructure, signed a tripartite agreement with China Railway Construction Corporation (CRRC), 23 Bureau, and Tianfu Railtech Valley Technology to form a consortium to bid for infrastructure-related projects.

A land survey report and environmental report are required for each individual phase of the project, which will be built in four stages:

  • Phase one (2018 - 2020): a 15km, Yuan 1.3bn line between Songshan tourist centre and Shaolin Temple
  • Phase two (2020 - 2022): a 15km, Yuan 1.3bn line from Songshan tourist centre to Songshan Study Courtyard and Zhongyue Temple.
  • Phase three (2022 - 2024): a 15km, Yuan 1.3bn line from Zhongyue Temple to Luya Waterfall and Safari Zoological Park, and
  • Phase four (2024 - 2026): a 20km, Yuan 1.7bn line from Safari Zoological Park and Chaoyanggou Xiqu Town.