Bombardier Sifang delivers 184 new generation high-speed trains to China

Photo: Bombardier.
Photo: Bombardier.

Bombardier has announced its Chinese joint venture Bombardier Sifang (BST) has delivered 184 CRH1A-A new generation high-speed train cars for two contracts with China Railway Corporation (CRC).

The order was delivered in two stages: 112 cars which entered passenger service in October and 72 cars starting service from December, 2017.

The first CRH1A-A new generation high-speed train car was put into passenger service on China’s evolving high-speed network in November, 2016.

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President of Bombardier China Jianwei Zhang said: “We are very proud that our latest CRH1A-A trains are contributing to increasing connectivity across South China.

“With this delivery, Bombardier’s Chinese joint venture BST has delivered more than 3,500 high-speed railway passenger cars to our Chinese customer, reflecting the strength of our technology and expertise.

“We greatly appreciate the tremendous effort from our team, as well as the trust and support from our long term strategic partner CRC, in delivering this latest batch of trains on time and with maximum quality.”

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