Trains Made in China Accelerate the Localization of Pakistan Railways

Seetao 2023-01-09 09:52
  • The maximum design speed of Chinese made trains imported from Pakistan can reach 160km/h
  • Pakistan China technical cooperation has a long history, and China's technical and standard support will certainly promote Pakistan to improve its train manufacturing capacity
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Recently, the first batch of 46 wide gauge passenger cars and spare parts of the 230 passenger cars exported to Pakistan by CRRC Tangshan Locomotive and Rolling Stock Co., Ltd. arrived in Pakistan. Pakistan Railway Company and CRRC Tangshan Company have conducted performance test and parameter commissioning for the trains. At present, the trains are stationed in Lahore Bureau.

In the past more than a month, trains made in China have been running on Pakistan's railway lines in many places, and the performance test results are very satisfactory. They are fully compatible with Pakistan's railway tracks. In the future, they will be put into commercial operation after the adjustment of technical parameters and trial operation.

Wide gauge passenger cars imported from China are parked at Lahore Station of Pakistan Railway

According to the agreement between Pakistan and China, another 184 passenger trains will be manufactured and assembled in Pakistan factories in the form of exported parts, and Chinese technicians will be responsible for technical assistance and training.Editor/Ma Xue