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Changsha maglev transports 5.59 mln passengers

​By Zhang Junmian
​China.org.cn, 05 08, 2018
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Changsha Maglev Express, China's first medium-to-low speed maglev rail line, marked its second anniversary of operation on May 6.

As of May 5, the 18.5-kilometer-long maglev railway had transported an accumulative number of 5.59 million passengers since it began trial operation in 2016, according to Hunan Maglev Transportation Development Co., Ltd.

The maglev rail line covered a total of 1.68 million kilometers over the past two years, with 89,450 train trips made between Changsha South Railway Station and Changsha Huanghua International Airport. Its punctuality rate reached 99.85 percent.

The rail line's daily riders rose from 7,716 in the first year of operation to 8,299 in the second year. 


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