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pollution problem, a straddle-type monorail has been introduced. As the first urban monorail introduced in China, the Chongqing monorail was opened to the . Elevated subways or monorail lines snaking through urban jungles in modern cities have become the norm. But how about trains that penetrate. July 31st, at Liziba in Yuzhong District of Chongqing, the Line 2 monorail passes through a building. Many netizens complain about/make.

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Chongqing Daily in Chinese.

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Currently the CRT system is the 6th longest in China and 12th longest in the world. Astonishingly, noise is not a problem because the train only generates 60 decibels as it moves through the building — roughly comparable to a conversation in restaurant.

Line 1 begins as a subway under downtown Chongqing, then runs west elevated along the southern bank of the Jialing River, then turns south into the city’s southwestern suburbs, ending in the Dadukou district.

The southern concourse of Xiaoshizi Station. Some of the tracks were underground.

Monorail in China’s Chongqing runs through residential blocks

This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Most trains have six cars, more than on the older Line 2. Craig Moore reports in March Line 4 Chongqing Rail Transit. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Chongqing Rail Transit in Chinese.


Chongqing Metro Monorail Passes Through Residential Building – chinaSMACK

Chongqing has a huge population and suffers from overcrowding. It is the first heavy-rail subway line, the second in Western China. In December of Line 3 opened an extension in the Yudong district, making the line even longer at over 55 kilometers with 39 stations.

China News in Chinese. Further west is Liziba, a station famed for being built into an apartment block.

Chongqing Rail Transit – Wikipedia

You can jump off the building to ride the light rail. Although the platform and entrance area of this station are not particularly interesting, the notion that you are stood on the 6th floor of a tall apartment block chongwing, and again the views across the river to the north are mightily impressive.

The extreme difference in elevation between the river valleys and the hilly plateaus of Chongqing pose a unique challenge in designing alignments for conventional rail transit lines. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Chongqing Rail Transit

The initial segment, from Lianglukou to Yuanyang 18 stations, The Sun March 21, 2: The trains on Line 10, which links Jiangbei Airport and Chongqing North railway stationare equipped with a luggage rack on each car.


A network of 18 lines is planned. GK Design Group Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired. Chongqing Morning Paper in Chinese. CHINESE railway engineers came up with an ingenious solution when asked to build a new line in heavily built-up area of Chonquing — to simply go straight through a block of residential units, The Sun reports. The initial section was to be Danzhong Web in Chinese.

North-south metro line, also known as “Airport Line”: Video Image Monorail built through apartment in China 1: The navigation boards at the concourse of Hongqihegou Station. In mnoorail urban area it has a population of 8 million, with approx. The railway was built on the sixth to eighth floor in the building with noise reduction equipment.

Retrieved 2 December Chongqing’s second full metro line, started running on the north shore of the Jialing River in Line 3, Chongqing Rail Transit.