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Keolis to operate Shanghai’s first automated metro line 03/05/2016

© Keolis/Shenkai

© Keolis/Shenkai

Shenkai, a joint venture of Keolis and Shanghai Shentong Consulting, will be the future operator of the 6.7km extension of Shanghai’s metro line 8 (line 8-3). When launched at the end of 2017, this new section will become the first automated metro system in the city.

The contract was signed on 27 April between Shenkai and Shanghai Shentong Metro Group, which owns Shanghai Shentong Consulting. It covers two years of pre-operational work and five years of network operations and maintenance.

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