TMH 3TE28 diesel locomotive

RUSSIA: Transmashholding’s Bryansk plant has unveiled its 3TE28 main line diesel locomotive, a three-section 18-axle design for hauling 7 100 tonne freight trains in eastern Russia.

It uses TMH’s 8-9DGM diesel engine produced at the Kolomna works.

The locomotive is to undergo 10 000 km of test running based at Russian Railways’ Kurbakinskaya depot, and will then be transferred to the VNIKTI test centre for final acceptance and certification.