Belarus to Get Datong High-Power Trains

6 April 2010 (Last Updated April 6th, 2010 18:30)

Datong Electric Locomotive Vehicle will supply high-power trains to Belarus under a CNY700m ($102.5m) contract. The Hexie trains, complete with advanced AC drive technology, will have a total power of 9,600kW and run with a speed of 120km per hour. The trains will have an in

Datong Electric Locomotive Vehicle will supply high-power trains to Belarus under a CNY700m ($102.5m) contract.

The Hexie trains, complete with advanced AC drive technology, will have a total power of 9,600kW and run with a speed of 120km per hour.

The trains will have an in-built capability to self-test and diagnose faults, according to english.people.com.cn.

Datong is a subsidiary of China CNR Corporation.