The 250km/h trains will support the ongoing integration of Guangxi’s regional high-speed lines into the national high-speed network.

The trains will be manufactured at BST’s plant in Qingdao, and will feature the Bombardier Mitrac propulsion and control system supplied by the Bombardier CPC Propulsion System join venture. Bombardier owns 50% of the shares in BST but the joint venture is controlled by CRRC Sifang.

This is Bombardier’s fourteenth contract for high-speed trains in China and increases the total number of vehicles delivered to China to more than 3000.

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