January 13, 2017

CRRC to supply locomotives to Macedonia

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CRRC to supply locomotives to Macedonia Keith Fender

CHINA Railway Rolling Stock Corporation’s (CRRC) Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive subsidiary announced on January 12 it has signed an €8m contract with Macedonia’s national freight and passenger operator MẐ Transport to supply four electric locomotives.

The locomotives will operate on the European electrified Pan-European railway Line 10 in Macedonia.

The maximum operating speed will be 120km/h and the locomotives will be able to haul 1600 tonnes of freight.

It will be the first electric locomotive in China to be formally TSI-certified, and the locomotives will meet the requirements of all European rail lines.

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