Chinese high speed train maintenance

CHINA: China Railway Guangzhou Bureau Group has awarded the Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation joint venture two contracts totalling 382m yuan to undertake the heavy maintenance of 592 high speed train cars.

The contract covers A3 maintenance of key parts and components for 34 CRH1A and CRH1B and 16 CR400AF trainsets, and A4 systems maintenance for 24 CRH1A-A trainsets. The work will be completed by the end of February 2022.

The agreement announced on October 25 marks BST’s entry into CR400AF heavy maintenance, enabling it to develop its capacity for future projects.