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First Rio metro Line 4 train arrives in Brazil



The first of 15 six-car trains being supplied by CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles, China, for Rio de Janeiro metro Line 4 was unloaded at the city's port on January 27.

The remaining 14 sets are due to be delivered by the end of this year and following commissioning the fleet will initially be used on metro lines 1 and 2 before entering service on the new line, which is due to open in time for the Olympic Games next August.

The 16km six-station Line 4 will link Jardim Oceânico in Barra da Tijuca with Nossa Senhora da Paz in Ipanema and will serve the Olympic Village with a journey time of 15 minutes between the two termini.

About Changchun Railway Vehicles Company Ltd. 

Changchun Railway Vehicles Company Ltd. is a Chinese rolling stock manufacturer under China CNR Corporation. While the CRV emerged in 2002, the company's roots date back to the establishment of the Changchun Car Company in 1954.

The company has a joint venture established with Bombardier Transportation (Changchun Bombardier Railway Vehicles Co Ltd) to build Movia metro cars for the Guangzhou Metro and Shanghai Metro, and Rapid Transit Vehicle cars for the Tianjin Metro.