CSR Wins Indian Metro Rail Contract

28 June 2010 (Last Updated June 28th, 2010 18:30)

CSR Zhuzhou Locomotive will provide 15 metro vehicles for the Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon project in New Delhi, India. The China-based company has signed a purchase and sales contract with German-based railway engineering company Siemens for the projects. The vehicles are expected

CSR Zhuzhou Locomotive will provide 15 metro vehicles for the Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon project in New Delhi, India.

The China-based company has signed a purchase and sales contract with German-based railway engineering company Siemens for the projects.

The vehicles are expected to have a maximum speed of 90km/h, a running speed of 80km/h and a passenger capacity of 1,010 persons per three-car formation.

Multi-compressor air conditioning units and corrosion-resistant aluminuim alloy materials are expected to be used to save up to 20,000KW/h a year.

CSR expects to deliver the first vehicle in November 2011 and all the vehicles by March 2012.