12/19/2014 Liebherr Wins Contract for HVAC Systems for CSR
Zhejiang Liebherr Zhongche Transportation Systems Co., Ltd.*, Zhejiang (China), will supply CSR Sifang Locomotive & Rolling Stock of Qingdao (China) with heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for passenger compartments and for the driver's cabins.
Deliveries to CSR will cover 540 roof-mounted heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The equipment for 28 new underground trains will be supplied between December 2014 and the end of 2015. From 2018 onwards, the systems will be installed in a further 17 sets of trains, which will operate on Metro Line 6 of the Chinese city of Tianjin. This line is currently under construction and will link the stations of Dabizhuang and Liqizhuang from 2015 onwards.
Zhejiang Liebherr Zhongche Transportation Systems Co., Ltd. has previously supplied air conditioning systems for underground trains in seven Chinese cities, and this important contract underlines its position as a supplier of air conditioning systems on the Chinese market.
Liebherr-Transportation Systems – Renowned Manufacturer of Railway Technology
Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS in Toulouse (France) is one of eleven divisional control companies in the Liebherr Group and coordinates all activities in the fields of transportation and aviation equipment. It employs around 4,900 people worldwide.
Liebherr’s transportation systems division deals with air conditioning, hydraulic actuation systems and electronic components for rail vehicles of all kinds, and is backed by many years of experience in the development and manufacture of these technologies. In addition to its own sales and service centers, the division has access to the Group’s development and service facilities around the world. This global set-up means that Liebherr-Transportation Systems is there for its customers wherever they may be.
*Joint venture with 50 % Liebherr share