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]

Opening timeline [ edit ]

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.

Description [ edit ]

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]

Vehicles [ edit ]

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 trams. The first Silkworm low-floor LRV was delivered on 21 November 2016.[7]

References [ edit ]

  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.

External links [ edit ]

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