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RZD awards 327-loco supply and maintenance contracts

09 Apr 2018

RUSSIA: Transmashholding has signed two contracts to supply main line locomotives to Russian Railways. For the first time TMH will take sole responsibility for whole-life maintenance of locos it has supplied to the national operator.

Announcing the contracts on April 4, TMH said it expected the inclusion of long-term maintenance would reduce the operator’s costs while also increasing fleet availability.  

TMH currently maintains EP20 dual-voltage passenger locomotives for RZD, EG2Tv Ivolga electric multiple-units for Central PPK since 2017 and 81-760/761 Oka trainsets suppled to Moscow Metro in 2012-17 and well as 81-765/81-766/81-767 Moskva sets which are currently being delivered

Manufacturer Number Type Traction Use Maintenance
Kolomna/Novocherkassk 30 EP2K Electric Passenger to December 31 2046
4 EP1M Electric Passenger
121 2ES5 Electric Freight
44 3ES5K Electric Freight
10 4ES5K Electric Freight
13 3ES4K Electric Freight
Bryansk 97 2TE25KMDiesel Freight to December 31 2036
Kolomna 8 TEP70BS Diesel Passenger