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15 July 2015

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CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd.

CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as CRRC ZELC) is based along the bank of Xiangjiang River, Hunan Province,China,adjacent to Beijing-Guangzhou and Shanghai-Kunming Railways. With an area of 2.25km², CRRC ZELC is a key subsidiary under CRRC Corporation Limited, China’s largest research and manufacturing base of electric locomotives and the leading enterprise among Hunan rail transportation industry cluster. With investment of hundreds of billions of CNY, it enjoys the reputation of “Hometown of China’s Electric Locomotives”. Founded in 1936, CRRC ZELC has been maintaining a steady, rapid and healthy development momentum and setting a lot of new records in China’s railway transport equipment industry. CRRC ZELC has built a comprehensive portfolio covering electric locomotives, mass transit vehicles, intercity EMUs, Maglev trains, super-capacitor trams/trolley buses, key parts and components, extended products with know-how and MRO services. At present, CRRC ZELC has a total asset of 26.6 billion yuan and operates 21 subsidiaries worldwide.
With the belief that innovation makes the difference, CRRC ZELC has been increasing the investment in research and development and pushing forward the upgrade of manufacturing capability. There are around 10,000 employees, with 25% engaged in the research and development of products and engineering technologies, including one academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and twelve experts enjoying special allowance from Chinese government. It has the largest production capability of electric locomotives and the research and manufacturing competence in mass transit equipment in line with European standards. Manufacturing and maintenance plants have been set up which will respond quickly in the Employ’s cities. CRRC ZELC possess national enterprise R&D Center and Testing Station, and masters the cutting-edge technologies for system integration, AC drive, heavy-duty transport, maglev, energy storage, articulated LRV, high-speed pantograph, super-capacitor and so on, which help the company to pioneer in railway transportation equipment industry.