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News about Chinese rolling stock and railway equipment supplier CRRC and its global activities.

  • Kenya SGR CRRC coach delivery (Photo CRRC)

    More coaches to boost capacity on Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway


    KENYA: A further 20 coaches which CRRC Nanjing Puzhen is supplying to increase capacity on the 480 km Standard Gauge Railway route from Mombasa to Nairobi were shipped from Shanghai at the end of June. The contract signed in September covers a mix of first, second ...

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    Chinese coaches enter service in Montréal


    CANADA: Montréal regional transport authority Exo put its first CRRC-built double-deck commuter rail coaches into revenue service on the Saint-Jérôme route on June 25, following a launch run on June 21. 

  • CRRC ETS3 trainset for Malaysia (2)

    Long-distance trainset for Malaysia unveiled


    MALAYSIA: The first of 10 ETS3 long-distance trainsets for national railway KTMB’s electrified west coast corridor was rolled at CRRC Zhuzhou’s factory in China on June 7. The contract was awarded in 2020. The first two trainsets are to be manufactured in China, and the rest ...

  • EMU for Bishan-Tongliang Line of Chongqing Urban Rail Express (Photo CRRC) (1)

    High-capacity EMU to work steeply graded suburban line


    CHINA: CRRC has rolled out the first suburban electric multiple-unit for the Chongqing Urban Rail Express Bishan – Tongliang Line, which is under construction for opening next year. The manufacturer said the EMU has a high-strength lightweight aluminium alloy body with a ...

  • Governor of São Paulo Tarcísio de Freitas presided over a ceremony to authorise signature of the contract for the Trem Intercidades Eixo Norte (Photo Sergio Barzaghi, Governo do Estado de SP)

    São Paulo – Campinas inter-city concession contract approved


    BRAZIL: Governor of São Paulo Tarcísio de Freitas presided over a ceremony on May 29 in Campinas to authorise signature of the contract for the Trem Intercidades Eixo Norte (North Axis Intercity Train) project linking São Paulo with Campinas. Present at the event were São Paulo ...

  • Dujiangyan M-TR Tourist Passenger Line tram interior (Photo M-TR) (1)
    Metro Report International

    Panda-themed tramway opens


    CHINA: The Dujiangyan M-TR Tourist Passenger Line tramway opened on May 15, serving attractions in a city 60 km northwest of Chengdu which is popular with visitors. The 13·8 km main route of the M-TR tramway starts at Bajiao Temple and runs ...

  • Budapest Keleti station

    CRRC to establish rail vehicle production facilities in Hungary


    HUNGARY: IT, logistics and energy company Acemil has signed a co-operation agreement with CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co covering the purchase of locomotives and the joint establishment of production capacity in Hungary. The parties have agreed to set up four joint centres in Hungary in the fields ...

  • Sierra Leone loco staff (Photo CRRC)

    President unveils Sierra Leone iron ore railway locos


    SIERRA LEONE: President Julius Maada Bio attended the unveiling of 10 diesel locomotives which CRRC Ziyang has supplied for the 197 km railway linking Leone Rock Metal Group’s New Tonkoliri Iron Mine with the port of Pepel. The locos were unveiled on ...

  • CRRC trainset for Serbia (Photo Toma Bacic) (1)

    Chinese trainsets arrive in Europe


    EUROPE: Subsidiaries of Chinese rolling stock group CRRC delivered passenger trainsets to two operators in southeast Europe during April. CRRC Changchun has delivered the first of five electric multiple-units ordered by Serbian national operator Srbija Voz. The €54m order was signed by Minister of Construction, Transport & ...

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    Chinese consortium starts work on Algeria’s Western Mining Railway


    ALGERIA: Work has started on construction of a Heavy haul railway in the southwest of the country which will extend the national network by 575 km. On April 9, lead contractor China Railway Construction Corp and local partner Cosider Travaux Publics began civil works on the ...

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    Disneyland Resort Line train replacement to create a ‘brand new look’


    CHINA: New battery trains and resignalling are included in Hong Kong operator MTR Corp’s plans to create a ‘brand new look’ for the Disneyland Resort Line from 2028.

  • BDZ electric loco in Bulgaria

    CRRC drops Bulgarian train bid following EU investigation


    BULGARIA: CRRC Qingdao Sifang Locomotive has withdrawn its bid for a contract to supply 20 push-pull trainsets, after the European Commission launched an investigation into whether the Chinese state-owned company might have benefited from an unfair subsidy. The tender from the Ministry of Transport & Communications ...

  • BDZ electric loco in Bulgaria

    European Commission investigates whether CRRC received market-distorting subsidy


    BULGARIA: The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into whether a subsidiary of Chinese state-owned rolling stock group CRRC received unfair subsidy enabling it to submit a low bid for a contract. The investigation announced on February 16 is the first under the Foreign Subsidies ...

  • Bengaluru receives first automated metro trainset (Photo CRRC) (1)
    Metro Report International

    Bengaluru receives first automated metro trainset


    INDIA: The first of 15 six-car driverless metro trainsets that CRRC Nanjing Puzhen is supplying in partnership with domestic producer Titagarh Rail Systems for Bengaluru’s under-construction Yellow Line metro arrived at Hebbagodi depot on February 14. The trainset had been shipped to the port of Chennai ...

  • PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia orders CRRC EMUs

    Indonesian suburban operator orders CRRC EMUs


    INDONESIA: Suburban operator PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia has signed a Rp783bn contract with CRRC for the supply of three 12-car electric-multiple units, the manufacturer announced on February 5. The trainsets would replace the some of the oldest EMUs used on the 1 067 mm gauge commuter ...

  • CRRC electro-diesel trainsets enter service with EFE (4)

    CRRC electro-diesel multiple-units enter service in Chile


    CHILE: The six four-car electro-diesel multiple-units that CRRC Sifang supplied for regional operator EFE Central have entered revenue services on the Santiago Estación Central – Curicó route. A ceremony on January 19 has been attended by Minister Secretary General of the Government, Camila Vallejo, Minister of ...

  • CRRC Sirius EMU carries passengers with RegioJet photo RegioJet (1)

    CRRC’s Sirius EMU carries passengers with RegioJet


    CZECH REPUBLIC: RegioJet has started passenger-carrying trial operations of one of the CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Class 665 Sirius electric multiple-units which was ordered but not accepted by Leo Express. Since February 5, one trainset is being used on two return trips a day on the R23 ...

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    Metro Report International

    Monterrey World Cup monorail cars unveiled


    MEXICO: The first of 13 six-car automated monorail trainsets that CRRC Nanjing Puzhen is building for Monterrey lines 4 and 6 was unveiled on November 21. The GoA4 driverless trainsets will be deployed on two lines currently under construction ahead of the 2026 FIFA World Cup, ...

  • CRRC Zhuzhou battery loco

    CRRC sets out cost savings from high-power battery shunting loco


    CHINA: CRRC Zhuzhou has rolled out a lithium iron phosphate battery powered industrial shunting locomotive ordered by Lianyang Iron & Steel Group. The manufacturer said the 1·5 MW locomotive unveiled on November 16 is the most powerful battery-only shunting locomotive in China, with the ...

  • CRRC DMU for Argentina

    CRRC wins Argentina DMU order


    ARGENTINA: China’s CRRC has announced what it says is the largest diesel multiple-unit order in Argentina’s history, covering the supply of 50 trainsets. The order announced by CRRC on November 13 includes 25 broad gauge DMUs, 15 metre-gauge trainsets and 10 standard-gauge trains. ...