CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive

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CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive
CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive
IndustryLocomotive and rolling stock manufacturing
PredecessorZhuzhou Electric Lomocomotive Works
  • 1936 (predecessor)
  • 31 August 2005; 14 years ago (2005-08-31)
Subsidiariesin Zhejiang, Luoyang, Wuhan, Nanning, Urumqi
CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd.
Simplified Chinese中车株洲电力机车有限公司
Traditional Chinese中車株洲電力機車有限公司
Hanyu PinyinZhōngchē Zhūzhōu Diànlì Jīchē Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī
Literal meaningCRRC Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., Ltd.
CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive
Simplified Chinese中车株机
Traditional Chinese中車株機
Hanyu PinyinZhōngchē Zhūjī

CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd. is one of the electric locomotive manufacturers in China. It is one of the subsidiaries of CRRC.



6Y1-0001 rolled out in 1958 as the first mainline electric locomotive of China

Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works was founded in 1936.[1][2]

CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd.[edit]

On 31 August 2005, CSR Group Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., Ltd. was spin-off from the locomotive works; the original legal entity of the locomotive works became an intermediate holding company for CSR Group only. After the formation of listed company CSR Corporation Limited, the limited company "CSR Group Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive" became part of the listed portion of the group, and the intermediate holding company remained unlisted. The limited company also renamed to CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., Ltd.,[3]

In 2015 the company was renamed into CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd. (Chinese: 中车株洲电力机车有限公司; literally: 'CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., Ltd.').

Joint ventures[edit]

Siemens Traction Equipment Ltd. (STEZ), is a joint venture between Siemens (50%), Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric (30%) and CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive (20%). It produces AC drive electric locomotives and AC locomotive traction components.[4]

In September 2012, CSR Zhuzhou Locomotive agreed to build a factory at Batu Gajah in Malaysia.[5]

It also has different joint ventures established with Siemens' Siemens Transportation Systems to build metro cars for the Guangzhou Metro Line 3, and to deliver 180 new HXd1 BoBo+BoBo EuroSprinter-based freight locomotives.


HXD1D-1898, the Zhuzhou-built locomotive named after Zhou Enlai, entered service in May 2015
CJ6-0601, the Zhuzhou-built intercity rail speed up to 160km/h.
The MŽ 411 electric multiple unit built for Macedonian Railways
Shanghai Metro AC05 is the first Zhuzhou-built metro car model
CRRC Zhuzhou LRV for Rapid KL

Electric locomotives[edit]

  • Shaoshan series electric locomotives
    • SS1 inspired from USSR (archived)and French locomotive 6Y2
    • SS3 inspired from Japanese locomotive
    • SS4
    • SS5
    • SS6 - SS6B
    • SS8
    • SS9
  • VVVF control electric locomotives
  • Export products

Inter City commuter[edit]





  1. ^ CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works (Gofront) ,
  2. ^ CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Company Limited - Introduction Archived March 3, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ CSR Prospectus , 8 August 2008 Archived 7 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine , CHINA SOUTH LOCOMOTIVE & ROLLING STOCK CORPORATION LIMITED (A joint stock limited company incorporated in the People’s Republic of China with limited liability) , 8 August 2008 , p.91 ,
  4. ^ "Company Brochure: Siemens Traction Equipment Ltd., Zhuzhou" (PDF). Siemens. 7 September 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  5. ^ "CSR to open Malaysian rolling stock plant - Railway Gazette". Railway Gazette International. Retrieved 30 September 2012.
  6. ^ "'Amy' to hit the tracks in October". The Star. Kuala Lumpur. 30 January 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-17.

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