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China rail giant delivers first batch of locomotives to Kenya

(People's Daily Online)    11:08, July 02, 2015
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Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stock Company, a subsidiary company of CRRC Corp, the rail equipment manufacturing behemoth formed after the merger of CSR and CNR, held a delivery ceremony for the locomotives to be exported to Kenya, China News Service reports on Monday.

The supply contract, signed in early 2015, includes 13 locomotives. Kenya is the eighth country that Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stock Company exports its products to.

With a maximum speed of 100 km per hour, these locomotives will run at the railway connecting Mombasa, East Africa's largest port, and the capital Nairobi. It is the country's first railway since its dependence.

Based on the Dongfeng 4D diesel locomotive, these batch of locomotives have been improved taking into account of local environment, according to Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stock Company, the manufacture.

This is the first time that the company has sold locomotives to Kenya. 

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