CSR wins high-speed train bid for Guangzhou-HK railway

Updated: 2012-06-14 10:09


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BEIJING - A subsidiary of China South Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corporation Limited, China's leading train manufacturer, announced Wednesday that it has won a bid to provide carriages for an inter-city high-speed railway that connects Hong Kong and South China's Guangdong province.

The company, CSR Sifang, said it will supply 50 25-T-class train carriages for the Guangzhou-Kowloon Through Train railway, which handles an average of 3 million passenger trips each year between the provincial capital of Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

The order consists of 40 cushioned-seat carriages, five combined cushioned-seat and luggage carriages and five dining cars, according to the company.

All of the carriages will be completed and delivered to the client by mid-September this year and will be put into operation in October.