On June 28 at the Jinhua Rail Transit Control Center, an electric passenger railcar left the Rail Transit Building Station and headed towards Bayi South Street Station in the urban area. This is the first railcar to run through the Jinhua-Yiwu Section of the Jinhua-Yiwu-Dongyang Urban Rail Transit Project (Jinyidong line) for trial operation. The 118-meter-long railcar has six carriages—four EMUs and two trailers—and has a design speed of 120 kilometers per hour.
At the end of 2021, the Jinhua-Yiwu section will officially begin trial operation, and the trial operation of the Yiwu-Dongyang section will be prepared at the same time, laying the foundation for the trial operation of the entire Jinyidong line in July 2022. (Text and photo by Shi Kuanbing, translated by Wei Han, edited by Kendra Fiddler)