60km monorail planned in Shenzhen
A 60km monorail line is being planned as a link between the Pingshan district and Dapeng New Area in Shenzhen, China.
Use of a monorail is seen as idea for the mountainous route, thanks to its small turning radius and ability to handle relatively high gradients.
Construction is due to begin initial 13km section of the route is due to begin construction in the near future. Project developer BYD is reported to have spent 5 billion yuan (£604m) on researching and developing its monorail programme.
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This article was published on 23 Oct 2016 (last updated on 24 Oct 2016).