Southern section of first-phase metro line to be on trial from Dec 31

The southern section of Kunming's first-phase metro line is expected to start trial from December 31 this year, according to the government’s work conference recently.

This section covers 22 kilometers, with a total of 12 stops between the Xiaodong Village and the university town in Chenggong District. The daily running time will be set from 7:00 to 21:00. The maximum running speed is 100 km/h, and the turnaround time is 73 minutes. A total of 16 subway trains will be put into use.

Besides, the northern section of of first-phase metro line is scheduled to be on trial in the first half of next year. (Editor: Ryan Li, Minnie Mao)

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