The Chinese will produce electric locomotive for Georgia
The Chinese have won the tender to supply 40 locomotives to Georgia for the so-called "bullets-trains". The Zhuzhou company, which is producing electric locomotive, is a part of the structure of the corporation "Chyna CSR Corp." This was reported by "Business-Georgia" referring to the Chinese agency "Xinhua".
The Chinese winner is one of the country's leading locomotives manufacturer. It intends to supply directly locomotives, as well as auxiliary equipment. Deliveries will be made, presumably, in September 2012. As CEO of the company Zhu Tszyanfey explained in an interview, the locomotives will be used for "bullets-trains" which will run between the Georgian towns in the mountainous regions of the Caucasus at a speed of 120 km/h.
He explained that they are using the most advanced technologies for constructing the underground railway and light rail of public transport during the development of engines. This is related to the terrain and climatic conditions at the Caucasus.