Monorails of Asia


Shenzhen, China

 Opened 1998

 3.8 km

 4 stations

An Intamin monorail operates in downtown Shenzhen. The system has five of the new P28/24 class trains operate on a loop that takes the monorail to various sights in the quickly developing city. The box beam guideway is 500mm wide and 700mm high. The maximum grade is at 10%. Three-car trains can carry 24 passengers seated. The typical span between columns is 15 meters. When it first opened, there were seven stations, as of 2016 four remain.

map photo courtesy of Wilson Lui

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