Alstom in China pioneers new traction system

Alstom's ANP and their demo train
The new traction system was fitted on a demo train operating on Chengu’s Line 7. 2023, Alstom

Alstom NUG Propulsion System (ANP), the company’s joint venture in China, has recently debuted a novel traction system on one of its trains. Trial operations in the city of Chengdu with passengers are currently underway. The project builds on earlier tests with the use of novel traction technology in Sweden.

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Author: Nick Augusteijn

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