The straddle-type monorail, developed by CRRC Qingdao Sifang,  achieves a maximum speed of 100 km/h. Width of the car body is 3 meters, and the train achieves passage over high gradiens, small turnings, accommodates a large number of passengers, and emits low noise. Equipped for driverless operation to GoA4, the new-generation trainset uses a permanent magnet traction package, which is expected to reduce energy consumption by around 20% compared to earlier monorail designs.

Japan JST China news, December 4, 2020

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