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Brief Introduction of China Railway Design Corporation (CRDC)

Founded in 1953, China Railway Design Corporation (CRDC) (Formerly named as The Third Railway Survey and Design Institute Group Corporation) is a well-known large-scale integrated survey and design consultant enterprise of China. The core business of CRDC covers planning, survey and design, engineering general contracting, engineering consultant and project management of railway, urban rail transit, integrated transport terminal, highway, municipal engineering and other areas. CRDC has won one Global Century Important Civil Engineering Prize, two Global Century Excellent Engineering Awards and Excellent Engineering Project Awards of FIDIC three years in a row in 2014, 2015, 2016 with good performance and enterprise credits.


CRDC has full range of specialties with approximately 4,600 employees. Among those, there are more than 4,000 technical personnel, 6 National Survey and Design Masters, 9 Province-level Survey and Design Masters, 106 experts with provincial and Ministerial level, 177 professorate senior engineers, 1,544 senior engineers, over 600 staff with kinds of registered specialty license. In addition, CRDC has national engineering laboratory specialized in digital build of urban transit and evaluation technique; state and local co-operated national laboratory of track transit survey and design; academician and expert work station, post-doctoral scientific research work station and other scientific research platforms. CRDC has built the Three Major System of quality management, career health safety management and environmental management. CRDC has outstanding advantages in fields of high-speed rail, heavy-haul rail, integrated transport terminal, urban rail transport, new-type track transport and maglev transport, some techniques has reached international advanced level. 


CRDC has accomplished railway survey and design of more than 40,000km domestically, which takes one third of operated railway mileage in China. CRDC has also accomplished survey and design of 7,500km high-speed railway; designed 18 large integrated transport terminals, which is top of the railway survey and design field. Main representative projects include Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway, Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Railway, Harbin-Dalian High-speed Railway, Datong-Qinhuangdao Heavy-haul Railway, Beijing South Railway Station Integrated Traffic Terminal and Shanghai Hongqiao High-speed Railway Station Building, etc..


CRDC has also undertaken many overseas projects in over 30 countries, such as Tanzania - Zambia Railway, Nigeria Railway, JKT-BDG HSR in Indonesia, Serbia – Hungary Railway, Laos- China Railway and Metro Orange Line Project in Pakistan, EPC of the rehabilitation project of No. 13 National Road Pakmong-Mouangxay Section in Lao PDR, Employer’s Representative of Mombasa – Nairobi Railway in Kenya, Employer’s Representative of Ethiopia - Djibouti Railway and other general contracting and project management tasks..


CRDC insists on the core corporate mentality of 'Pursue for excellence with faithfulness as foundation', the main stream of corporate culture of 'Sincere, broadminded, open and innovation', professional ethics of 'Respect for work, respect for co-workmen and customers, fairness and Independence’, stick to the quality and  environmental policies of 'Seek after best quality of construction work with a solid foundation and engrave everlasting design products with an honest pan’ and 'Draw blue prints in good environment and keep good environment in blue prints’. CRDC is looking forward to promoting the development of global communication construction with you.