September 11, 2017

CRRC to supply trains for Beijing Daxing airport rail link

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CHINA Railway Investment Corporation (CRIC), the procurement arm of China Railway Corporation (CRC) has awarded CRRC Sifang a contract to supply 10 160km/h EMUs for services to Beijing’s new international airport at Daxing.

Each eight-car train will accommodate 512 seated and 1026 standing passengers.

Deliveries will take place next year and the trains will enter service when the 78km Beijing - Daxing - Bazhou high-speed line opens in September 2019.

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