China: The readiness of the world's largest rolling stock manufacturer to play by the rules of localisation is increasing. In particular, the company confirmed its willingness to establish production in Portugal.
Romania: Alstom was awarded a contract for the delivery and maintenance of 20 trains by ARF. Initially, the tender was won by CRRC, but its application was rejected by the Bucharest court, although the company has even produced and certified the train.
Brazil: The first battery-powered CRRC locomotive was delivered to the Vale mining company. At the same time, the Brazilian customer is already operating a similar EMD Joule vehicle, produced Progress Rail.
Portugal: Several global producers, CRRC, Alstom, Siemens, Hitachi, Stadler, CAF, became known as contestants for the state railway operator CP contract for the $927 mln USD supply of 117 electric trains.
Canada: 2 double-deck push-pull coaches from the Chinese manufacturer will be delivered to RTM, the Greater Montreal region passenger operator, in the nearest future. The level of vehicles localization is 28%.
China: New EMUs manufactured by CRRC is launched on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed line. The manufacturer claims that it has a high degree of automation and is capable of speeds of 350 km/h.
Australia: A train from a Chinese manufacturer has been approved for service operation in autumn and is being used to build a seamless track that will connect the new Koodaideri iron mine to the mining company's rail network.