UAE: The pre-production prototype operating at 200 km/h was delivered to the country for tests back in Autumn 2022. The contract has recently inked with Etihad Rail to supply 3 seven-car trains of this type.
Pakistan: The national operator launched a passenger train consisting of 6 newly produced and 3 refurbished coaches by CRRC on the Islamabad – Karachi route.
Türkiye: In January, two unmanned lines were launched in Türkiye’s capital: M8 and a part of M11. Both operate at the highest grade of automation, GoA4.
China: The 28.8 MW electric six-section locomotive has starting tractive effort of 2,280 kN and entered into operation in June 2021. Shen24 tripled volume of coal cargo service in Shanxi and Shaanxi, increasing it by 25 mln t annually.
China, South Korea: Traction systems of both trains with supercapacitors have travel range of 600 km. With a top speed of 160 km/h, CRRC’s train outruns the one by South Korea’s Woojin Industrial Systems accelerating to 110 km/h.
USA: The country’s Department of Defense has included CRRC in the list of companies that are suspected to carry out a defense order in China. Based on this list, the US President may introduce sanctions later.
Germany: Alstom, CRRC, Siemens Mobility, Stadler and a number of other market players presented their locomotives at the InnoTrans exhibition in Berlin. Moreover, Siemens and Alstom announced new rolling stock orders.
South Africa: A new tender is planned to be announced. This became possible after a court decision to suspend the contracts for the supply of 1,064 locomotives, concluded in 2014.
Thailand: The EA energy company has received the first battery-powered vehicle from a manufacturer. This is the second export delivery of battery-powered locomotives for CRRC.