China urban rail news

The latest new from China's rapidly-growing metro, light rail and urban rail market.

Passenger tests begin on ‘railless train’ electric bus in Zhuzhou

24 May 2018

CHINA: CRRC Zhuzhou began three months of passenger-carrying tests on its Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit ‘railless train’ in Zhuzhou on May 8. The 3 km first phase of Line A1 has four stops. A second 9 km phase is due ... more

Suzhou tram line extended

01 May 2018

CHINA: The Suzhou tram line was extended by 7·6 km on April 28. The western extension from Longkanglu to Xiyang Mountain adds four stops on a mostly at-grade alignment, with two underground sections. The first section of ... more

Tianjin and Guangzhou metro extensions inaugurated

27 Apr 2018

CHINA: Metro extensions opened in Tianjin and Guangzhou on April 26. Tianjin metro Line 6 was extended southeast from Nancuiping to Meilinlu, adding 19 km and 14 stations. The north-south line is now 45 km long. It is ... more