Line 8 phase 3 is a 6.7 Km full driverless metro line. It will run from Shendu Highway Station to Hui Zhen Lu Station. At the beginning the line will be equipped with 11 vehicles of 50 meter long (4 cars). The frequency at peak hour will be 3.20 minutes. The span of operation will be from 5:00 am to 23:00 pm every day of the year. The supervision of the system will be done from the OCC, central dispatching room.
The contract includes an early involvement of Shanghai Keolis O&M Company during the preparation phases before the Commercial Operation Date (COD). Then Shanghai Keolis will be in charge, for a 5 years period, of the daily operation and maintenance activities in order to ensure an efficient service delivery for the customers of the metro line 8 phase 3.