On September 1, CRRC Sifang Co., Ltd signed a 8 metro trains (64 cars) contact with Sao Paulo Interurban railway company (CPTM) for line 13 which is CRRC’s first metro order in Sao Paulo
These metro trains will apply 4 motor 4 trailer marshaling with wide gauge (1600mm) and the maximum operating speed is 90 km/h. The design will be based on Chinese mature A type metro platform combining Brazilian standard system and local culture. Meanwhile, in order to ensure rapidness, comfort and security performance, these trains will apply advanced security guarantee and information processing technology such as derailment detection, water mist fire extinguishing and ground-train 3G/4G information transmission etc.
According to the milestone, the vehicles for line CPTM13 will begin to deliver in 2019.