CRRC signs Deals with Patentes Talgo

CRRC’s subsidiary CRRC Qingdao Sifang Rolling Stock Research Institute has signed a 60-million-yuan deal with Spain-based rail manufacture Patentes Talgo, and the latter agreed to buy the Chinese rail company’s information and entertainment system designed for the F070 high-speed train.

The two companies also signed a 10-year strategic cooperation agreement, and the Chinese firm will become the major supplier of Talgo’s Passenger information system for the next ten years, according to a statement on CRRC’s website on Tuesday.

CRRC said that the company signed Contracts totalling about 22.1 Billion Yuan during April-June 2018.

CRRC also said that it rolled out tram for Delingha.

CRRC’s Qingdao factory has rolled out the first tram for Delingha, which is expected to enter service by the end of the year in the city in Qinghai province.

The two-section low-floor tram is equipped with onboard energy storage that consists of a supercapacitor and lithium-titanate battery, which can be charged at stops in 30 sec.

The tram has a maximum speed of 70 km/h and capacity for 168 passengers.