Made-in-China light rail train to run in Turkey in 2012

16:57, November 12, 2010      

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Production of the light-rail train for Izmir of Turkey has recently begun at CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Research Institute Co., Ltd.

The maximum speed of the light-rail vehicles (LRV) designed for Izmir reaches 80 kilometers per hour. One train set is composed of four LRVs capable of carrying 1,000 passengers. The first train will be delivered to Turkey in June 2012.

The sales contract valued 350 million yuan was signed between China and Turkey last October, signifying the first entry of the complete railway transport vehicles with China's own intellectual property rights onto the European market.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:张洪宇)

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