Etiqueta: trains

Bombardier wins a contract to build 40 high speed train cars for China

The contract, for 40 train cars, of the eco-friendly CRH series, is valued at 73 million €  Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced  that its Chinese joint venture, Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd. (BST), has been awarded a contract from China Railway Corp. (CRC) to supply 40 CRH1A-A new generation high speed train cars to the Nanning Railway Bureau. The new trains will become part of the ongoing integration of Guangxi’s regional high-speed railways into the national high-speed network. This new contract for five 8-car trainsets is valued at approximately 543 million Chinese RMBs (73 million euro, $79 million US) and follows a separate contract  for 144 high speed carsannounced by the JV in early March. Bombardier owns 50% of the shares in BST, and the JV is controlled by BT’s partner...