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This is a pretty big development. Not only does it impact the SEPTA delivery, but there are also other transit agencies with orders from China Railway Rolling Stock Corp. Additionally there is some concern that CRCS is funded by the Chinese Government.

"Along the way, those deals have become embroiled in tensions between the United States and China over trade issues and national security.

American officials — and rival companies — complain that CRRC’s government ownership enables it to underbid competitors for public contracts by setting artificially low prices." is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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