Rail News

CRRC and Aurizon Sign Contract for 264 Narrow Gauge Coal Hopper Cars

CRRC Yangtze and Australian logistics company Aurizon have signed a contract for 264 narrow-gauge coal hopper cars. CRRC says it has already shipped the first batch of 132 cars. They will be delivered in Queensland by the end of the year. CRRC will then deliver the second batch, of equal size, in 2020.

Aurizon hopper car
Aurizon hopper car © Hugh Llewelyn under licence

Aurizon is the largest railway logistics company in Australia. CRRC is its strategic partner. Aurizon has commended CRRC for its positive progress in the areas of production management, schedule control and product quality.

CRRC first entered the Australian market in 1999. Its first order there was for container flat cars. CRRC has now supplied passenger cars, metros, locomotives, wagons and more to Australia. In total, CRRC and its subsidiaries have received orders for almost 30,000 wagons in Australia.

Tags in this story

15 Aug 2019
First New Train for Boston’s Orange Line Enters Service
07 Aug 2019
New Infrared Technology to Reduce Dwell Times in Sydney
29 Jul 2019
Industry Insider Week 30 – 10 Must-Read Rail News Stories
24 Jul 2019
China’s Virtual Rail Transit System Put Through Its Paces in Doha
17 Jul 2019
Unipart Joint Venture Wins Five-Year Contract Extension
03 Jul 2019
Sydney Metro City & Southwest Design Contract Awarded
01 Jul 2019
Industry Insider Week 26 – 12 Must-Read Rail Stories
28 Jun 2019
China: Testing Successful for CRRC Carbon-Fibre Metro
Subscribe to Railway-News
Get the latest contract alerts and Railway News emailed directly to your inbox.

We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously.

Please tick to confirm you would like to receive emails we think may be of interest to you. We sometimes tailor the content you see to what we think you'll find interesting, and so monitor your interaction with our website and email content (find out more).