SHENZHEN Airport has awarded the CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems (PBTS) joint venture a Yuan 453m ($US 69.9m) contract to install a Bombardier Innovia automated peoplemover (APM) 300 system.
SHENZHEN is set to add another 148.9km to its metro network over the next five years after China’s top economic planner the National Development and Reform Committee approved the fourth phase of the system.
TRIAL passenger operation began on two new metro lines in Shenzhen on October 28, adding 55.6km to the network, which at 285km is now the third largest metro in China after Beijing and Shanghai.
A metro connection between Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport and the Chinese high-speed rail network began operating on June 28 with the start of passenger services on Shenzhen metro Line 11.
A consortium of Shenzhen Metro Group and China Railway Construction Investment Group has secured a build-operate-transfer PPP contract for the inaugural light rail project in Shenzhen, an 11.9km 1435mm-gauge line in the northern Longhua district.