BRIEF-China Railway Group's Q1 new contracts up 36.1 pct y/y

April 13 (Reuters) - China Railway Group Ltd

* Says it has won major contracts totalling 21.5 billion

yuan ($3.12 billion)

* Says Q1 new contracts totalling 257.5 billion yuan, up

36.1 percent y/y

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($1 = 6.8850 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)