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  • CRRC loco for Hungary at InnoTrans 2022
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    Hungarian hybrid is ready to roll

    2022-09-20T15:28:00Z

    INNOTRANS: The Bison pre-series multi-system electric freight locomotives developed by CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Loco for Rail Cargo Hungaria are envisaged as the basis for a multi-system cross-border modular locomotive family, the company told Railway Gazette at InnoTrans 2022 in Berlin. The TSI-certified Bo-Bo locomotives are designed ...

  • RTB Cargo has signed a 10-year agreement to lease four battery-electric shunting and medium-distance locomotives from Northrail, which will provide full maintenance.
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    Battery-electric locomotive lease signed

    2022-09-09T09:00:00Z

    NETHERLANDS: RTB Cargo has signed a 10-year agreement to lease four battery-electric shunting and medium-distance locomotives from Northrail, which will provide full maintenance. The Vossloh Rolling Stock DM20-EBB locomotives are intended to operate in the Port of Rotterdam and its hinterland, and will be able to ...

  • Fenghuang maglev (4)
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    Phoenix-inspired maglev line opens to serve ancient town

    2022-08-19T08:00:00Z

    CHINA: A maglev line has opened to provide a scenic connection to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative Listed Fenghuang Ancient Town, which attracts 30 000 visitors a day. The maglev runs for 9·1 km between the old town and Fenghuang station on the Zhangjiajie – Jishou ...

  • Etihad Rail new locomotive fleet offloading
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    Locomotives and wagons delivered to Etihad Rail

    2022-08-18T11:15:00Z

    UAE: Etihad Rail has begun taking delivery of 38 locomotives and 842 wagons as part of plans to provide a freight capacity of more than 60 million tonnes per year on the future national railway network. The 38 EMD SD70 diesel-electric locomotives are being supplied by Progress ...

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    Vale orders passenger stock from China as EFVM service restarts

    2022-08-11T12:00:00Z

    BRAZIL: Mining group Vale reinstated regular passenger services on the 1 000 mm gauge Estrado de Ferro Vitória a Minas between Cariacica near Vitória and the steel city of Belo Horizonte. The start of services on July 25 follows completion of repairs and maintenance work on ...

  • CRRC Qingdao Sifang CR400AF Fuxing trainset for the Jakarta – Bandung high speed line (Photo: CRRC).
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    First Jakarta – Bandung high speed train unveiled

    2022-08-05T13:31:00Z

    INDONESIA: The first of 11 CR400AF Fuxing trainsets for the KCJB high speed line which will connect Jakarta and Bandung has been rolled out by Chinese manufacture CRRC Qingdao Sifang. Unveiling the eight-car trainset on August 5, CRRC said this would be the first time it ...

  • Bogota metro Line 1 train mockup (1)
    Metro Report International

    Bogotá metro train mock-up unveiled

    2022-07-22T05:00:00Z

    COLOMBIA: CRRC Changchun has unveiled a mock-up of the 30 driverless trainsets it is to supply for Bogotá metro Line 1. The six-car trainsets will be 145 m long and 2 900 mm wide and will be able to carry up to 1 800 passengers. ...

  • Mexico City Line 1 CRRC trainset (2)
    Metro Report International

    Mexico City Line 1 train unveiled

    2022-07-19T13:43:00Z

    MEXICO: The first of 29 trainsets which CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive is supplying as part of the modernisation of Mexico City metro Line 1 was rolled out on July 18. The event was marked by a hybrid ceremony in both Mexico and China, attended by the city’s ...

  • Cairo to 10th Ramadan City and New Administrative Capital electric railway inauguration (2)
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    Electric railway opened to serve Cairo’s new cities

    2022-07-14T09:45:00Z

    EGYPT: President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has inaugurated the first phase of the 103 km Capital Train ‘light rail transit’ electric suburban railway which is being built to connect Cairo with 10th Ramadan City and the New Administrative Capital. The ceremony was held on July 3, ...

  • CRRC has delivered the final three of 10 four-car diesel multiple-units ordered by INCFA for use on services between Luanda and Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport.
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    CRRC completes Angolan DMU deliveries

    2022-06-22T13:42:00Z

    ANGOLA: CRRC has delivered the final three of 10 four-car diesel multiple-units ordered by INCFA for use on services between Luanda and Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport. Each of the 1 067 mm gauge 100 km/h DMUs has a capacity of 696 passengers, and up to ...

  • Gabon_01
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    Locomotives for Gabon under construction

    2022-06-07T05:00:00Z

    GABON: CRRC’s Ziyang factory is manufacturing six diesel locomotives which railway concessionaire Sociéte d’Exploitation du Transgabonais will use to haul 10 000 tonne manganese ore trains. The contract signed in early 2022 includes 10 years of maintenance. CRRC has previously delivered 16 ...

  • Rail Cargo Hungaria CRRC electric-battery shunter
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    CRRC electric-battery shunting locomotive arrives in Hungary

    2022-05-27T12:46:00Z

    HUNGARY: The first of two electric-battery shunting locomotives developed by CRRC Zhuzhou for Rail Cargo Hungaria has been delivered for testing, approval and commissioning. Rail Cargo Hungaria currently uses diesel locomotives owned by MÁV-Start for shunting. In an effort to reduce its costs and emissions, in ...

  • One of four double-deck electric multiple-units which CRRC Zhuzhou is to lease to Austrian open access passenger operator Westbahn has arrived at the Velim test centre in Czech Republic.
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    CRRC trainset for Westbahn arrives at test track

    2022-05-16T12:54:00Z

    AUSTRIA: One of four double-deck electric multiple-units which CRRC Zhuzhou is to lease to Austrian open access passenger operator Westbahn has arrived at the Velim test centre in Czech Republic. Testing and certification of the Chinese-built EMUs is scheduled to be completed by mid-2023. ...

  • Vale CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive battery loco
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    Vale takes delivery of CRRC battery locomotive

    2022-05-03T10:34:00Z

    BRAZIL: Vale’s Estrado de Ferro Carajás has taken delivery of a battery locomotive for trials to inform decisions on its traction decarbonisation strategy. The latest locomotive has been supplied by CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive, and follows from an EMD Joule battery loco which Progress Rail’s Sete Lagoas ...

  • Leo Express Sirius train at Velim
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    Leo Express reportedly cancels CRRC train contract

    2022-04-27T09:47:00Z

    CZECH REPUBLIC: Open-access passenger operator Leo Express told Railway Gazette International on April 27 that ‘taking into account the current situation, Leo Express cannot provide any comments with respect to the relationship with CRRC.’ This follows local media reports that it had cancelled a contract for ...

  • CR400BF-G
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    Frigid Fuxing cuts end-to-end timings

    2022-04-18T05:00:00Z

    CHINA: A low-temperature variant of the China Standard EMU developed by CRRC Tangshan has been put into service on CR’s 350 km/h Beijing – Harbin Passenger-Dedicated Line. An initial batch of nine winterised CR400BF-G trainsets was supplied by CRRC Changchun ahead of completion of the final ...

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    CRRC Dalian loco meets Tier 3 standards

    2022-04-10T05:00:00Z

    CHINA: CRRC Dalian’s FXN3C main line freight diesel locomotive has passed emissions testing at Turpan in Xinjiang to confirm that it meets the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier 3 emission standards. Designed to haul trains of up to 5 000 tonnes, the ...

  • Tanzanian Railways Corp CRRC wagon contract
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    Tanzania orders Chinese wagons for standard gauge network

    2022-02-14T10:00:00Z

    TANZANIA: Tanzania Railways Corp has ordered 1 430 wagons from CRRC International for use on the country’s embryonic 1 435 mm gauge network. The US$127·2m contract was signed by TRC Director General Masanja Kadogosa and CRRC International’s Assistant General Manager Tang Yunpeng on February 8, at ...

  • Montréal Exo CRRC double-deck coach
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    Chinese coaches arrive in Montréal

    2022-02-04T15:53:00Z

    CANADA: The first two of 44 double-deck coaches which Montréal city region transport agency Exo has ordered from Chinese manufacturer CRRC Tangshan are expected to be delivered during February. They will undergo minor finishing work and inspection at the Pointe-Saint-Charles maintenance depot, followed by an extensive ...

  • CRRC Delivers Four Additional Second-Generation SDA1 Locomotives to SCT Logistics in Australia.
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    Second-generation ‘Pandaroo’ locomotives delivered

    2022-01-28T11:00:00Z

    AUSTRALIA: China’s CRRC Ziyang has shipped a batch of second-generation SDA1 diesel locomotives ordered by SCT Logistics. SCT ordered an initial six first-generation SDA1 ‘Pandaroo’ locomotives in September 2010 for delivery in 2011, and a further four in March 2011. It ordered 12 of the second-generation ...