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CHINA Railway Corporation (CRC) has awarded a contract for the supply of 18 eight-car CRH1 A-A new generation high-speed trains to Bombardier’s Chinese joint venture, Bombardier Sifang Transportation (BST).
THE first of 30 new metre-gauge diesel-electric locomotives built by Chinese rolling stock manufacturer CRRC Ziyang arrived in Argentina on February 8.
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).
ALSTOM announced on February 6 that it has been awarded a €17m contract by Shanghai Shentong to supply traction systems, static inverters (SIV) and train control monitoring systems (TCMS) for…
THE Chinese city of Harbin opened the first phase of its circular metro line on January 26, when trial passenger operation began on the 4km southern section of Line 3…
THE first container train from China to Britain arrived at DB Cargo’s London Eurohub terminal in Barking on schedule on January 18, having left Yiwu in the eastern Chinese province…
China has redoubled its commitment to rail infrastructure investment as it seeks to stave off a slowdown in economic growth and boost development in areas that are poorly served by…
NANJING added a seventh line to its metro network on January 18 with the start of trial operation on the first phase of Line 4.
THE Chinese city of Zhengzhou more than doubled the size of its metro network on January 12 with the start of trial passenger operation of two extensions which take the…
BOMBARDIER announced on January 12 that it has delivered its first Innovia automated people mover (APM) 300 vehicle to China, and will be used on a shuttle service to Shanghai…
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