Chinese Stock Rolling On Indian Tracks: CRRC Dalian Delivers First Three Coaches For Nagpur Metro


CRRC Dalian, a company affiliated to China’s top train manufacturer CRRC corporation has produced its first three coaches for the Nagpur Metro , Indian Express has reported. It had bagged an order to produce 69 coaches and maintain them for ten years last year.

The coaches made of stainless steel can run at a maximum speed of 80 kilometre per hour. Coaches will be used on two urban railways totalling 38 kilometres.

CRRC specialises in manufacturing diesel locomotives, electric locomotives and urban rail cars. The company has exported its products to countries like New Zealand, Malaysia and Nigeria.

Nagpur Metro had conducted its trial run plying at a speed of 90 kmph between the Airport and the Khapri station on 30 September 2018. The trial runs of the “fully loaded” metro at 90 kmph were given the go-ahead after a 12- member team of Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO), Lucknow, completed the oscillation trials on the Metro.

Nagpur Metro is constructed by the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (Maha Metro) that is also building the Pune Metro.