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BRICS-themed subway train debuts in Xiamen

(Xinhua)    15:55, October 07, 2017

A BRICS-themed subway train started test operations on Friday in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen.

People pose for photos at the Chinese carriage, which is red and displays icons such as the Great Wall and Tian'anmen Square, on Thursday, October 5, 2017. [Photo: VCG]

The subway train has six carriages, including five carriages representing different cultures of the BRICS bloc -- China, Brazil, Russia, South Africa, and India.

The Brazilian carriage is green and decorated with images of footballs and football stars. [Photo: VCG]

The Chinese carriage is red and displays icons such as the Great Wall and Tian'anmen Square, while the Brazilian carriage is green and decorated with images of footballs and football stars.

The Russian carriage shows off the country's ballet and matryoshka dolls. [Photo: VCG]

The Russian carriage shows off the country's ballet and matryoshka dolls, while the South African carriage displays pictures of diamonds. The Indian carriage depicts elephants and yoga.

The Indian carriage depicts elephants and yoga. [Photo: VCG]

The sixth carriage combines cultural elements from all five BRICS countries.

The train has already proved popular among Xiamen residents. Zhang Chunqing, who is from Xiamen, said the train's design is unique and represents the cultures of the countries.

The South African carriage displays pictures of diamonds. [Photo: VCG]

The 2017 BRICS Summit was held in Xiamen in September.

The Xiamen Subway Line 1 launched another three themed trains during its test operations.

The subway's test operations will last until October 11.

The sixth carriage combines cultural elements from all five BRICS countries. [Photo: VCG]

Xiamen started construction on the subway line in April 2014 and it will begin trial run at the end of 2017. 

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