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15 July 2015

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Zhuzhou-made Rail Transit Vehicles to Serve Mexico

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On December 12 local time, a supply contract of 26 light rail vehicles was signed by CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd and Monterrey Metro Administration in Monterrey, Mexico’s third largest city. This marks that China-made high-end rail transit products will serve Mexico. The contracted vehicles, with a maximum speed of 80 km/h, will come into service in Monterrey light rail Line 1, 2 and 3. The first vehicle is scheduled to be delivered in 2021. 
 
Ma Xicheng, technician of CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd, introduced that the vehicles meet rigid demand of safety, and highlight innovations in environmental-friendly, user-friendly, and cost-effective design. “For instance, airflow of the air-conditioning system can be adjusted automatically according to vehicle load, which can reduce 30% to 50% of energy consumption; and, tailored wheelchair spaces are set in the carriages according to local standards,” Ma noted. 
 
Zhou Qinghe, chairman of CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd, said they will adhere to the principle of extensive consultation, joint contribution and shared benefits, actively participate in rail transit construction in Mexico, make great efforts to provide solutions to ensure a safe, environment-friendly and life-cycle rail traffic system, so as to promote a thorough cooperation and win-win development between China and Mexico and boost the implementation of the “Belt and Road” Initiative.
 
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government www.enghunan.gov.cn.
 
Translator: Wu Lirong
 
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn