PASSENGER operations began on January 18 on the two-line Optics Valley Tramway network, which serves the Donghu New Technology Development Zone southeast of Wuhan.
WUHAN added 55.3km to its metro network on December 26 with the opening of two new lines and an extension.
TRIAL operation began on the first light rail line in Wuhan on July 28, with the launch of 28 days of free travel on the 16.8km Line T1, which serves southwestern districts of the city.
A flurry of new metro lines and line extensions opened in cities across China in the final week of 2016.
THE CHINESE city of Wuhan inaugurated the latest addition to its metro network on May 28, when commercial services began running on the 5.7km northern extension of Line 1 from Dijiao to Hankou North.