Sanya Tram Demonstration Line Passes Assessment as China’s 1st Official Operating Tram Line

By / HNNTV/SSTV / Updated: 16:48,24-November-2021

On November 20, Sanya tram demonstration line passed its safety assessment, becoming the first tram line with official operation in China.

Sanya tram demonstration line has been in early operation for one year. On November 19th and the 20th, a number of experts and relevant departments from all over the country conducted a safety assessment on the tram line before its official operation.

Xie Ying, Senior Consultant  Sanya Tram Line Assessment Project said that the assessment mainly focused on driving, operation, ticketing, maintenance, emergency management and other aspects. Experts reach the agreement that the indicators meet the requirements of the relevant specifications.

“The expert group put forward some suggestions and rectification for us. We will also deliver them to our staff to ensure safe operation,” said Cui Hongwei, chairman of Sanya Rail Transit Co., Ltd.

Sanya tram demonstration line project is the first tram line in China to be promoted by the Public-Private Partnership, or PPP, model. It is also the first urban rail transit line in Hainan. At present, 12 trams have been put into operation, with a capacity of 360 passengers per tram, which can meet the daily travel needs of residents and tourists along the line.



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