Cooperation between CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co. LTD. and TÜV SÜD
TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH has signed a cooperation agreement with CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co. Ltd. (also referred as CRC). TÜV SÜD will support CRRC Changchun in the supply of national and international rolling stock services.
In December 2015 a TÜV SÜD delegation visited CRRC in Changchun, China. A cooperation agreement was signed between Mr. An Zhongyi, General Manager of Changchun Railway Vehicles Co. Ltd. and Mr. Klaus Bosch, CEO of TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH. The cooperation is mainly aimed at supporting CRRC Changchun in type testing, assessment and certification of railway vehicles as well as trainings for rolling stock. Furthermore TÜV SÜD supports CRRC Changchun in national and international projects.
CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co. Ltd. is a professional R&D and manufacturing of railway vehicle enterprise. The company was founded in 1954 as Changchun Car Company and was restructured into the joint-stock company CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., LTD. in 2002. CRRC Changchun is mainly engaged in development, production and maintenance of high-speed EMU, mainline passenger vehicles, urban mass transit vehicles and other products, focusing on railway vehicles. Its products are sold to more than 20 countries and regions in the world. The company has more than 18,000 employees and a total factory area of 6,23 million m².
“We are happy about the cooperation agreement with CRRC Changchun and the possibility in supporting the company in its railway vehicle business”, says Klaus Bosch, CEO of TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH. TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH has 50 years of experience in delivering safe, reliable and available railway systems and processes and provides rail clients with a complete portfolio of assessment, engineering, testing, certification and training services for rolling stock, signalling systems, infrastructure, energy and rail automation (safety & security).