Qingdao commissions elevated metro line

An elevated railway line opened in Qingdao, in east China’s Shandong Province, as part of the city’s metro system. The 58-km line connects central Qingdao with the suburban district of Jimo.
Known as Metro Line No. 11, the line is the city’s third urban rail in operation, and has 22 stations from Miaoling Road in Laoshan District to Aoshan Bay in Jimo District. Trains can travel at a speed of up to 120 km per hour. The line is expected to handle 50,000 to 80,000 passenger trips every day. The total cost of the project was 19 billion yuan (USD 3 billion).

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