CRRC SIFANG: A LEADER IN MASS TRANSIT

CRRC Corporation Limited (CRRC), is a world leader in the designing, engineering and manufacturing of advanced passenger rail vehicles and high-speed trains. Headquartered in Beijing, China, CRRC has 46 wholly-owned & majority-owned subsidiaries. CRRC is a global innovator in rail car and locomotive construction and maintenance. CRRC has produced rail cars operating in some of the world’s most populous and rapidly evolving cities and countries. CRRC strives to be the world’s leading provider of high-end equipment system solutions with rail transit equipment as the core and multinational operations.

CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., LTD (CRRC Sifang), formerly Sifang Locomotive Works, started in October 1900. Currently, CRRC Sifang is China’s industrialization base of manufacturing high-speed trains, the leading enterprise to design and manufacture the top-grade passenger cars, the state-accredited manufacturers of the domestic subway and light rail cars, and the important export manufacturing base of the national rail transportation equipment.

It is the largest high-speed train builder by volume in the world and has an impeccable record of on-time delivery and adherence to program schedule. Since the 1960s, CRRC Sifang has exported rail cars to more than 20 countries and regions around the world.

CRRC Sifang places considerable emphasis on research and development (R&D) making significant annual investments to assure the company stays ahead of global innovation in each of its product areas. CRRC Sifang owns four state-of-the-art testing facilities employing the latest modeling and design analyzing technologies.

CRRC Sifang has decades of experience in the rail transport equipment industry and will continue to focus on social responsibilities to create green transportation means to become the most socially accountable industry pioneer and an internationally competitive enterprise.

CRRC Sifang America Incorporated (CRRC Sifang America), established in 2010, is a wholly-owned company of CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co. Ltd. In 2016, CRRC Sifang America was awarded a contract, by the CTA to supply more than 840 new railcars. In March 2016, CRRC Sifang America broke ground for a new factory in the southeast side of Chicago and is expected to start operating in November 2018.

Creating Better Rides Worldwide

CRRC builds and maintains railcars for transit systems in dozens of countries and regions around the world.

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CHENGDU METRO CO. LTD.

Serving China’s 10th largest city, Chengdu’s brand new subway network will operate CRRC Sifang railcars.

The new stainless steel railcars for Chengdu have a sleek, modern design focused on the customer experience and superior performance. Average train speeds are about 35 miles-per-hour, with maximum speeds reaching more than 50 miles-per-hour.

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INTERIOR AND TRANSPORTATION
MINISTRY OF ARGENTINA

With the goal of replacing 50-year-old railcars on Buenos Aires’ Mitre Line, CRRC Sifang new rail cars provide state-of-the-art features well beyond the historic rail cars that had been in operation along the system.

With each car allowing for capacity of almost 200 people, accessible seating, and climate controlled cabins, these new rail cars provide the safety, security and modern convenience not previously available for passengers.

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HONG KONG MTR

Hong Kong’s MTR Railway engaged CRRC Sifang to completely modernize its entire collection of railcars throughout its rail network.

MTR sought a uniform fleet with modern technology incorporated throughout the railcar. Improved lighting, dynamic route maps, double-branched handrails and a more ergonomic straphanger are all key features that will help improve passengers’ experience. More than 740 railcars will be delivered to MTR, replacing its entire first-generation fleet.

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