December 19, 2017

CRC receives final CRH1A-A high-speed train

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A Bombardier-Sifang CRH1A-A high-speed train. A Bombardier-Sifang CRH1A-A high-speed train.

BOMBARDIER Sifang Transportation has completed delivery of the final 72 CRH1A-A high-speed train cars under two contracts for 184 cars awarded by China Railway Corporation (CRC).

The 72 cars are for CRC’s Guangzhou Bureau Group. The first 112 cars were all in service by October following delivery of the first train which went into service in November 2016.

The cars are formed into eight-car trains comprising five motored coaches and three trailer vehicles. The trains have a maximum speed of 250km/h.

CRC has a total of 87 CRH1A-A trains in service operating in the south of Guangdong province, on the east coast in Fujian province, on Hainan island and Guangxi and Guizhou provinces.

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