Nagpur: CRRC has acquired an order from Nagpur Metro to supply metro coaches. 69 Coaches will be produced by state-run CRRC Dalian for Subway Operations in Nagpur, according to an agreement signed by the company and a local subway company.
The trains are for two urban rails in the city with a total length of 38 km.
The agreement signed earlier this year, also includes a 10-year train maintenance project
CRRC Dalian received its first train order in May 2015, providing 112 train coaches for Kolkata metro.
India has become an important potential market for train manufacturers, with more cities planning to build urban rail systems.
India and China have worked out a number of cooperative agreements for the development of railways under which Indian Railway engineers are getting trained in China in heavy hauling.
China is also cooperating with India to set up a railway university similar to the one it developed.