High Grade Coach - China

Bombardier Transportation, through BSP (joint venture), was awarded a contract of 300 high-grade intercity passenger vehicles. This enabled the joint-venture to establish a manufacturing facility in Qingdao, some 650 kilometres from Beijing.The high-grade cars with high reliability, safety and comfort are more luxurious than the existing Chinese cars. The cars delivered from 2002 are designed for a speed of 160 km/h and were equipped with air-conditioning, each two vacuum toilets and with 1st and 2nd Class equipment and as sleeping cars.

Operator Ministry of Railways of the People's Republic of China
Length 25,500 mm
Width 3,104 mm
Max. Speed 160 km/h
Seated Passengers 78