IRAN: The Tehran Wagon Manufacturing Co joint venture of CRRC, Norinco and Tehran Metro has won a €93m contract to supply 70 metro cars for the capital’s expanding network.

The order is the latest of several that CRRC has won in Iran. Last year CRRC Changchun started deliveries of 1 008 metro cars to Tehran under a US$1·4bn five-year contract. Last month the supplier signed a contract covering 100 cars for the second phase of Mashhad metro Line 2, which is due to open in May. In October CRRC Nanjing Puzhen announced that it is supplying 215 metro cars to Esfahan, Shiraz and Tabriz.