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Chinese-manufactured subway trains delivered to Turkey

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-05-14 14:32

SHIJIAZHUANG -- Chinese railway equipment manufacturer CRRC Tangshan said Sunday that it has delivered all 95 subway carriages to Turkey's port city Izmir.

The company said these trains are equipped with six-axis hinge joints that ensure smooth changes of direction.

The 19 subway trains, with 95 carriages in total, were designed for Izmir's metro transit service. The first shipment of 55 carriages have already been put into use in the city.

Each subway train has a maximum capacity of 1,286 passengers, according to CRRC Tangshan, which is based in North China's Hebei province. The company is capable of making high-speed railway trains that run up to 350 kph.

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