CRRC MA Achievements in Los Angeles
In December 2016, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) awarded a contract to CRRC MA to design and manufacture 64 new subway cars for the Red and Purple Lines with a consideration for an additional 218 subway cars to enhance capacity for increased ridership. CRRC MA in partnership with Metro will focus on workforce development via this procurement to bring jobs to the Los Angeles region including approximately 50 jobs and up to $38 million in wages and benefits. Delivery of the first pilot car is spring 2020 with the entire order of 64 slated for September 2021.
Committed to manufacturing major components locally in LA County, CRRC MA secured a 41,218 sq. ft. assembly facility in City of Industry, an investment of nearly $40m.