China-made subway car to land in Australia

Updated 2017-09-01 15:31:47 chinadaily.com.cn
Jacinta Allen (center), public transport minister of the state of Victoria, Australia, visits the subway car model produced by CRRC in Melbourne, on Aug 28, 2017.

Jacinta Allen (center), public transport minister of the state of Victoria, Australia, visits the subway car model produced by CRRC in Melbourne, on Aug 28, 2017.

Jacinta Allen, public transport minister of the state of Victoria, Australia, visited the subway car model produced by China's largest high-speed railcar maker, CRRC Corporation Limited, in Melbourne on Monday.

The model, 39 meters long, shows off the cutting edge technology of high-volume subway cars.

The new subway train can accommodate 1,380 passengers, while existing ones in Victoria can carry only 900 people.

The train is expected to operate on the Cranbourne - Pakenham line and reach Sunbury in mid-2019.

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