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CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Set up Its Asia Pacific Headquarters in Australia
Date:2017/11/27 15:55:00 Author: Source:

On November 23, CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., Ltd. announced the establishment of its Asia Pacific headquarters and rail vehicle engineering research center in Melbourne, Australia.


As a sub-R & D center set up by the company overseas, the Melbourne rail vehicle engineering research center will provide technical support for rail vehicle projects in the Asia Pacific region and will focus on solving technical challenges in the design, manufacture and maintenance of vehicles. At the same time, it will also become the company’s rail vehicle operation center in Australia and will continue to create jobs for the local community.


On November 26, 2016, the company won the bid for the high-volume metro project of Victoria. The project is the largest subway vehicle procurement project ever made by the state government of Victoria. with a localization rate of 60%. This is once again serving the Australian market by the company since the successful delivery of 626 stainless steel double-decker EMUs to the EDI project in Sydney, Australia.


Currently, the company's headquarters in the Asia-Pacific region, Australia CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., Ltd., has hired 41 local employees to be engaged in the design, procurement and management of Victoria's high-capacity subway train project. The company is expected to hire more local staff to meet the peak demand.


Wang Run, chairman of CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., Ltd., said "we have served the Australian market for more than 12 years through rail vehicle products and its operation and maintenance and established a strong relationship with our customers and local suppliers." He said establishing a dedicated permanent body in Melbourne will further strengthen the local business, thereby creating more employment opportunities and better services for Victoria and entire Australia.

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