February 09, 2017

China Railway to order 586 electric locomotives and 40,000 wagons

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China Railway to order 586 electric locomotives and 40,000 wagons David Gubler

CHINA Railway Investment Corporation (Cric) has issued tenders for contracts to supply 586 electric locomotives and 40,000 freight wagons to China Railway Corporation (CRC).

The electric locomotive order is divided into three lots. These comprise 91 160km/h six-axle passenger locomotives, 191 9.6MW eight-axle freight locomotives, and 304 7.2MW six-axle freight units.

The wagon tender comprises two lots and calls for the supply of 20,000 type X70 intermodal wagons, and 20,000 type NX70A flat wagons.

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