Urumqi locals ride the newly built metro train. [Photo/Urumqi Evening News]
The 140-meter long metro train is 3.8 meters wide, 2.1 meters high and can travel at a maximum speed of 80 kilometers per hour. The train will be operated on Urumqi's Metro Line 1 by the end of this year.
Urumqi's Metro Line 1 has a 27.6-kilometer route with 21 stops. Designed with Urumqi's climate in mind, the train can perform in extra cold and hot weather.