Trams in Zhuhai

The Zhuhai tram network is a light rail system serving the city of Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. The first section of Line 1 started trial operation on November 7, 2014 with the full line scheduled initially to open by August 2015[2] and finally opened on 13 June 2017 and runs from Haitian Gardens to Shangchong. A three-line network is planned.

Zhuhai Tram
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Overview
LocaleZhuhai
Transit typeRapid transit
Number of lines1 (operational)
2 (planned)
Number of stationsLine 1, Phase 1: 14
Line 2, Phase 2: 25
Daily ridershipN/A
Websitezhmrt.com.cn
Operation
Operator(s)Zhuhai Urban Transportation Co., Ltd.
Technical
System lengthLine 1, Phase 1: 8.7 km (5 mi)[1]
Line 1, Phase 2: 19 km (12 mi)
System map

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Zhuhai Tram
Simplified Chinese珠海有轨电车
Traditional Chinese珠海有軌電車

Line 1 uses AnsaldoBreda's Sirio trams,[3] and is also the first Chinese tram system that uses Ansaldo's catenary-free TramWave electrification system.[1] When complete, it will connect central Zhuhai to Zhuhai Railway Station and the Gongbei Port of Entry to Macau.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b http://www.railjournal.com/index.php/light-rail/catenary-free-technology-for-chinese-light-rail-project.html
  2. ^ http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/single-view/view/zhuhai-tramway-starts-trial-operation.html
  3. ^ http://www.globalrailnews.com/2014/10/10/ansaldobreda-delivers-first-sirio-tram-to-zhuhai/
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 1, 2014. Retrieved November 1, 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)