Visit to CRC rail plant in China

The Changchun Railway Vehicles Company (CRC) welcomed Mr Iemma, NSW Premier at the time, to mark the manufacture of Sydney’s new train beginning at the facility in June.

Mr Iemma said CRC was the largest rail vehicle manufacturer in Asia and the highest capacity plant in the world, producing more than 2,000 mass transit and rail cars annually.

“The CRC site covers an area of 1.5 million square metres, with a construction/ manufacturing area of 420,000 square metres,” Mr Iemma said.

“We are very pleased that CRC… will be working with us together, in a partnership, to deliver these wonderful new carriages… it is a great pleasure to be here at CRC – a very impressive company, a world-class reputation.”

Watch short video of Premier's visit to CRC