Indonesia: New rolling stock is to be shipped to the country between August and September for the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed line, which is expected to start operation next year. The Qingdao plant in China has already completed production and testing of 11 KCIC400AF trains.
India: Over the next three years, the company intends to increase the annual production of freight cars at its Titagarh plant from 8,000 to 12,000 units, as well as to build facilities to produce metro trains.
Russia: The launch of production is scheduled for 2023. The declared amount of investments is 1.3 bln RUR ($20.5 mln USD) and it is planned to receive the state support from the Industrial Development Fund.
EU: The Spanish manufacturer obtained a plant in France, as well as intellectual rights for two platforms of multiple units.
USA: A ten-car train was produced at CRRC's plant in Chicago and has been put into permanent operation on one of the city's metro lines.
Germany: The company claims that by 2030 it expects to become a leading supplier of digital automatic couplers and other technical solutions for the freight trains automation. It estimates the volume of this market at €10 bln.
Australia: The Main Line computer vision system will be tested on the heavy-haul long distance locomotives of the Rio Tinto mining company in the Pilbara region over the next three months.
Aluminum is already strongly associated with rail freight transportation rolling stock in many countries. Russia joined the trend a few years ago.
Russia: The national railway company published its 2021 annual report. ROLLINGSTOCK has analyzed and compared it with the figures of 2020.