Dalian metro train unveiled

23 Apr 2014

CHINA: CNR Dalian unveiled the first train for Dalian metro Line 2 on April 21. It is part of an order placed by MTR Corp in October 2012 for 20 cars for Line 1 and 18 for Line 2.

The six-car Type B trainset is 120 m long, 2 800 mm wide and 3ยท8 m high, with capacity for 1 844 passengers. The stainless steel body features dark blue styling to match the branding of the line. The air-conditioned cars also include under-seat heaters, LED passenger information displays and LCD screens, and LED lighting, which uses 33% less energy than traditional sources, according to the manufacturer. The maximum speed is 80 km/h.

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