CRRC MA In The News

 

 

Boston Globe

 

All Aboard! MBTA Riders will get to tour a mock-up of the new Red Line trains

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/06/11/riders-will-get-tour-mock-new-red-line-trains-this-summer/4BlxftDb4gWBndr0hmND5H/story.html

 

Baker gets a look at new Orange Line car – May 18, 2018

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/05/15/baker-gets-look-new-orange-line-train/96Mmo6vveUcObCAuPJWpLJ/story.html

 

With Factory Tour, Baker points to progress at MBTA – October 14, 2017

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/10/14/with-factory-tour-baker-points-progress-mbta/cGf1enuheYO6vG2Gtnzp9K/story.html

 

New Orange Line Trains Are On The Move – October 10, 2017

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/10/10/the-new-orange-line-trains-are-move/SR1MEaJpc6FB3mLGgd7OWI/story.html

 

Chinese Company building new MBTA cars keeps on rolling – March 24, 2017

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2017/03/24/chinese-company-building-new-trains-keeps-rolling/kUA20c35ah9K8pdyY2y6cI/story.html

 

134 More Red Line Cars OK’d; Goal is service every 3 minutes at peak times - December 12, 2016

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/12/12/wants-buy-more-red-line-cars-from-chinese-company-outside-bidding-rules/hYOe3X4hHkUOYz7uHfP2vI/story.html?event=event12

 

US Urged to probe China Company Building MBTA Subway Cars – July 19, 2016

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/07/19/urged-probe-chinese-company-building-mbta-subway-cars/wRTd80HIyx3oDxT1o2KheK/story.html

 

After winning MBTA contract, China trainmaker CRRC plans American expansion- Sept. 11, 2015

https://www.boston.com/news/business/2015/09/02/the-chinese-company-building-new-red-and-orange-line-cars-has-u-s-ambitions

 

Chinese firm pledges prompt delivery of T cars – September 3, 2015

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/09/03/chinese-company-break-ground-mbta-railcar-plant/SkUj2oHK0sXtJBaiVtlyBN/story.html

 

The Chinese company building new Red and Orange Line cars has U.S. ambitions –Sept. 2, 2015

https://www.boston.com/news/business/2015/09/02/the-chinese-company-building-new-red-and-orange-line-cars-has-u-s-ambitions

 

MassDOT awards MBTA car contract to Chinese company – October 22, 2014

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/22/massdot-awards-red-orange-line-car-contract-china-controlled-company/BVtZhd46vWUWj6Gj1PmPUJ/story.html

 

 

Top bid to build new MBTA subway cars is from China – October 20, 2014

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/20/chinese-company-emerges-top-bidder-build-new-red-and-orange-line-cars/6qxKliPXG4ujxzHRrB80uI/story.html

 

Boston Herald

 

Upgrades rolling in for T’s Orange Line – May 16, 2018

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2018/05/upgrades_rolling_in_for_t_s_orange_line

 

Charlie Baker's challengers pounce on MBTA 'worst-in-the-nation' report – October 13, 2017

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_politics/2017/10/charlie_bakers_challengers_pounce_on_mbta_worst_in_the_nation_report

 

MBTA unveils prototype of new Orange Line cars – November 15, 2016

http://www.bostonherald.com/business/business_markets/2016/11/mbta_unveils_prototype_of_new_orange_line_cars

 

China CNR’s reputation off the rails- October 24, 2014

http://www.bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2014/10/china_cnr_s_reputation_off_the_rails

 

China lowballs MBTA bid-Critics cite raw deal for U.S. companies – October 22, 2014

http://www.bostonherald.com/business/business_markets/2014/10/china_lowballs_mbta_bid

http://www.bostonherald.com/business/business_markets/2014/10/china_lowballs_mbta_bid

http://www.bostonherald.com/business/business_markets/2014/10/china_lowballs_mbta_bid

 

Springfield Republican

 

CRRC MA executive worried about possibility of US trade war with China – April 12, 2018

https://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2018/04/crrc_executive_worried_about_trade_polic.html

 

First Orange Line T car shells arrive at CRRC factory in Springfield – April, 10, 2018

https://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2018/04/first_t_car_shells_arrive_at_crrc_execs.html

 

Vendors at diversity fair get peek inside Springfield's CRRC factory, which starts MBTA Orange Line car production next month  – March 29, 2018

https://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2018/03/crrc_ma_rail_car_company_greet.html

 

Springfield's CRRC MA honored; rail car production begins next month – March 14, 2018

https://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2018/03/springfield_crrc_ma_factory_fo.html

 

CRRC to start production of MBTA cars in Springfield in 2018 – February 12, 2018

https://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2018/02/crrc_to_start_production_of_mbta_cars_in_1.html

 

Test driving Springfield’s future – February 11, 2018

http://sections.masslive.com/the-republican/special-section/Outlook-2018/02-11-2018/Page-8/Story/Test-driving-Springfield-s-future

 

Reports: CRRC out of the running for New York contract- September 4, 2017

https://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2017/09/crrc_out_of_running_for_new_york_contrac.html

 

Track laid at CRRC subway car factory in Springfield – June 16, 2017

https://www.masslive.com/business news/index.ssf/2017/06/crrc_construction_continues.html

 

As hiring begins, WMass officials tour construction of CRRC MA subway car plant in East Springfield – April 14, 2016

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/04/springfield_mayor_domenic_sarn_164.html

 

CRRC MA subway car builder begins hiring for new East Springfield plant – April 4, 2016

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2016/04/crrc_ma_subway_car_builder_begins_hiring_1.html

 

CRRC MA to begin to develop workforce for new Springfield rail car factory- March 24, 2016

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2016/03/crrc_ma_will_begin_to_develop_workforce.html

 

Chinese rail car factory in Springfield slated to produce Boston T cars 'is on schedule': Consultant

January 27, 2016

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2016/01/crrc_ma_chinese_rail_car_maker_opens_thr.html

 

Chinese CRRC USA Rail Corp. project to build MBTA cars in Springfield on schedule, Mass. officials say – December 21, 2015

http://www.masslive.com/news/boston/index.ssf/2015/12/chinese_crrc_usa_rail_corp_pro.html

 

CRRC rail company breaks ground in Springfield, declares global ambitions beyond China merger

September 4, 2015

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2015/09/crrc_seeks_global_business_after_merger.html

 

Chinese CRRC USA Rail Corp. breaks ground on $95 million subway car factory in Springfield

September 3, 2015

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2015/09/chinese_crrc_usa_rail_corp_breaks_ground.html

 

Live coverage: CRRC North America subway car factory groundbreaking in Springfield

September 3, 2015

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2015/09/live_coverage_crrc_north_ameri.html

 

MassDOT chief: Groundbreaking soon on $65M subway car factory in Springfield – August 6, 2015

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2015/08/massdot_chief_says_state_wants.html

 

CNR Changchun to host Springfield event for potential suppliers on T subway car project

May 15, 2015

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2015/05/cnr_changchun_to_host_event_hoping_to_me.html

 

MBTA car builder CNR Changchun buys Springfield site for $12 million; factory construction timetable set – April 15, 2015

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2015/04/mbta_car_builder_cnr_changchun_buys_spri.html

 

Hyundai sues MBTA, Deval Patrick, others over subway car contract awarded for Springfield factory – January 21, 2015

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2015/01/hyundai_sues_mbta_deval_patrick_others_o.html

 

CNR MA rail car executive: T contract only the beginning for Springfield – October 23, 2014

http://www.masslive.com/business- news/index.ssf/2014/10/cnr_ma_raill_car_executive_t_contract_on.html

 

Chinese rail company won MBTA contract over objections of other bidders – October 23, 2014

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/10/chinese_rail_company_wins_out.html

 

MassDOT Board of Directors approves Springfield CNR Changchun contract for the MBTA

October 22, 2014

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2014/10/massdot_board_of_directors_approve_sprin.html#incart_river

 

CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles Co. impressed with Putnam Vocational Technical Academy in Springfield – March 21, 2014

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2014/03/cnr_changchun_railway_vehicels_co_impres.html

 

Springfield could become site for Chinese manufacturer of MBTA cars – March 17, 2014

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2014/03/springfield_will_host_mbta_red_orange_line_assembly_plant.html

 

Springfield Chinese MBTA car factory proposal: CNR Changchun Rail Vehicles Co. says it plans a 125,000-square-foot plant - March 17, 2014

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2014/03/springfield_chinese_mbta_car_factory_pro.html

 

 

 

The New York Times

 

Siemens and Alstom Form European Train Giant to Beat Chinese Competition – September 27, 2017

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/27/business/dealbook/siemens-alstom-merger-china.html

 

Chinese Rail Firm Makes Inroads with U.S. Factory and Boston Transit Deal- September 3, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/04/business/china-railway-crrc-boston-transit.html?_r=0

 

Linking Public Works to Local Hiring Faces a Trump Challenge – August 3, 2017

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/03/business/economy/local-hiring-laws-public-projects.html

 

 

SAMPAN

 

Chinese railcar production facility breaks ground in Springfield – September 5, 2015

http://sampan.org/2015/09/chinese-railcar-production-facility-breaks-ground-in-springfield/

 

China Daily USA

 

Taking a spin in Boston's new Chinese subway cars – May 17, 2018

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201805/17/WS5afd22b2a3103f6866ee903a.html

 

CRRC wary of long-term impact – March 31, 2018

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201803/31/WS5abef40da3105cdcf65157db.html

 

CRRC plant is getting ready to roll – March 30, 2018

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201803/30/WS5abe5491a3105cdcf651572e.html

 

CRRC: On a roll in the US – May 5, 2017

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/epaper/2017-05/05/content_29220382.htm

 

CRRC Massachusetts employees to train in China – April 12, 2017

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2017-04/12/content_28895043.htm

 

Chinese rail partnership wins landmark Boston subway deal – October 24, 2014

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2014-10/24/content_18794668.htm

 

 

People’s Daily

 

Subway riders in Boston to embrace 'Made in China' trains  - October 19, 2017

http://en.people.cn/n3/2017/1019/c90000-9282129.html