first sky trains came off the assembly line in the city of Nanjing on
Saturday, with China becoming the third country to master sky train
technology, after Germany and Japan.
The Nanjing Puzhen Company Limited, affiliated to China’s largest
state-owned rolling stock manufacturer CRRC Corporation Limited (China
Railway Rolling Stock Corporation), took only four months to design and
complete the elevated railway trains, said CRRC.
Professor Yue Zhaohong at the Beijing Jiaotong University said the
construction period of sky trains is also much shorter than that of
subways, lasting only three to five months for dozens of kilometers of