City launches new ‘green’ train on Line 2
On Thursday morning, a “green” subway train on Line 2 appeared at Beidi Road station, people.cn reported on Thursday. The train is equipped with USB charging devices.
It marks the beginning of a new era of public transportation in Shanghai, with 5,000 trains currently in use, the highest number in China. It has been 25 years since the Shanghai metro was first put into operation in 1993. Over the past 25 years, the subway has not only increased in quantity, but also quality. Of note, all the carriages are now domestically made.
With the expanding of the city’s transit scale and the rising demands of urban passengers, Shanghai metro will continue to cater to citizens’ demands by increasing the number of trains, improving operational efficiency and extending service hours.