Xi'an Monorail

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Xi'an Qujiang Monorail
Overview
LocaleXi'an
Transit typestraddle-beam monorail
Number of lines1
Number of stations11
Operation
Began operation2015
Number of vehicles3
Technical
System length9.6 km (5.97 mi)
Track gauge500 mm

The Xi'an monorail is a monorail line in the Qujiang (曲江) district of Xi'an. The line is a loop circling the Nanhu (南湖) public park, and the residential districts in the vicinity.[1] The system was completed in 2012, but did not receive approval for operations until 2015.[2]

Technical Information[edit]

The three trains were built by Intamin, of the variety P8/48. Each train can carry 48 passengers. The line has a support column every 15 meters, except when crossing BeiDaJie, where a suspension bridge style is used instead.

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