Chengdu Railway Signs Locomotive Purchase Contract

8 August 2010 (Last Updated August 8th, 2010 18:30)

China's Chengdu Railway Administration has signed a contract with Beijing-based CSR Zhuji to purchase electric locomotives. Under the CNY8.6bn ($1.27bn) contract, CSR Zhuji will provide 590 units of electric locomotives, of which 170 units will be assumed by CSR Ziyang. The

China's Chengdu Railway Administration has signed a contract with Beijing-based CSR Zhuji to purchase electric locomotives.

Under the CNY8.6bn ($1.27bn) contract, CSR Zhuji will provide 590 units of electric locomotives, of which 170 units will be assumed by CSR Ziyang.

The 7,200kW Hexie Type-1 series locomotive has a 92% localisation rate.

The company is expected to deliver the locomotives within a year.