Songjiang Tram

Songjiang Tram (also Songjiang Tramway) is a light rail tramway in Shanghai, China. The system consists of two lines (T1 and T2) totalling 31 km (19 mi) with 42 stations.[1]

Alstom Citadis X05 tram at Canghua Road station in December 2018

Opening timelineEdit

 
Network Map of Songjiang Tram

The first 13.9 km (8.6 mi) section of the system, with 20 stations, opened on 26 December 2018.[2]

A 12.864 km (8.0 mi) section (including the remaining section of T2, and part of T1) opened on 10 August 2019.[3]

The remaining section of T1 (from Xinqiao Railway Station to Xinmiaosan Road) opened on 30 December 2019.[4] The section is 3.881 km (2.4 mi) in length.[4]

The opening time of Chenta Road station on T1 is still unknown.

DescriptionEdit

The tram system is operated with 30 light rail vehicles (LRVs),[5] while other 4 lines in development of line directions. Estimated ridership for the line is 170,000 passengers per day.[1][6]

A joint venture between Shanghai Shentong Metro Group and Keolis’ Chinese joint venture, Shanghai Keolis, with Shanghai Shentong Metro Group holding 51%, has been awarded a five-year contract to operate and maintain the line.[1]

VehiclesEdit

A joint venture of Alstom and Shanghai Rail Traffic Equipment Development Company was awarded a €72 million contract in April 2015 to supply 30 Alstom Citadis X02 trams. The first Silkworm low-floor LRV was delivered on 21 November 2016.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Burroughs, David (28 August 2018). "Shanghai Songjiang Tramway operating contract awarded". International Railway Journal. Simmons-Boardman Publishing Co. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  2. ^ Barrow, Keith (26 December 2018). "Shanghai Songjiang Tramway opens". International Railway Journal. Simmons-Boardman Publishing Co. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  3. ^ "本周六,有轨电车1号线开通初期运营!如何换乘?有哪些站点?更多细节请看这里". 2019-08-07.
  4. ^ a b "连接松江城区到新桥,有轨电车三期将于下周一正式运行". 2019-12-28.
  5. ^ "Songjiang tramway opens in Shanghai". Metro Report International. DVV Media UK Ltd. 2 January 2019. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  6. ^ 松江有轨电车26日启动试运营,票价2元起步! (in Chinese). Shanghai Songjiang. 17 December 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  7. ^ Barrow, Keith (25 November 2016). "Shanghai Songjiang Tramway receives first LRV". International Railway Journal. Simmons-Boardman Publishing Co. Retrieved 29 August 2018.

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