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(Xinhua) A new metro line with driverless trains is expected to be tested by the end of March in Shanghai, the Shanghai Shentong Metro Group announced on Friday.

A new metro line with driverless trains, the APM line, is expected to be tested by the end of March in Shanghai. [File Photo: Weibo.com]

Stretching 6.7 kilometers, the APM line, or Automated People Mover system, links Huizhen Road and Shendu Highway Station, where passengers can transfer to line 8. It has six stations.
With a lightweight design and an intelligent energy management system, the driverless trains will consume less energy compared with regular trains, according to the operator.

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A new metro line with driverless trains, the APM line, is expected to be tested by the end of March in Shanghai. [File Photo: Weibo.com]

The APM system has been used widely across the world and has previously been introduced in Beijing and Guangzhou.
Currently, Shanghai has the world's longest metro network of 666 kilometers.


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