Beijing's 1st maglev light rail to run next week

16:33, January 05, 2011      

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Beijing's demonstration line for the maglev light rail, which is also known as the S1 Line, will go into operation on Jan. 10, according to the Shijingshan district authorties.

Related staff indicated that the western section of the S1 Line starts from Shimenying of Mentougou district and ends at the Pingguoyuan station of Shijingshan district. The overall length will stretch over 10 kilometers.

The staff member also indicated that S1 Line is expected to fully completed by the end of 2013.

By Zhang Qian, People's Daily Online


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