BEIJING, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Pangang Group, a large steelmaker in southwest China's Sichuan Province, has recently delivered the first batch of 100-meter rails weighing nearly 4,000 tonnes for the construction of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway project in Indonesia.
The rails arrived at the dock of Fangchenggang, a port in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, before being shipped to Indonesia within two weeks.
After several years of hard work, the construction of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway has entered a critical stage. As the only rail supplier, Pangang Group has developed personalized rail solutions for users in advance.
It is reported that a total of 9 varieties of rails will be used for the project. Pangang Group will produce and transport them in batches.
"We produce rails in accordance with standards of rails for 350 km/h railway and adopt the most stringent internal control requirements for manufacturing, and will provide overall services in terms of welding and use technology," said Du Jian, head of a rail beam factory under the group.
Pangang Group also exports its rails to more than 30 countries and regions including the United States, Canada, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and Vietnam. (Edited by Hu Pingchao with Xinhua Silk Road, firstname.lastname@example.org)