uz UTY Transmashholding NEVZ 3ES5K locomotive

UZBEKISTAN: National railway UTY has awarded Transmashholding’s Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant a contract to supply five of the latest version of its 3ES5K Yermak 25 kV 50 Hz electric freight locomotives. Deliveries are scheduled to be completed this year.

The NEVZ factory has produced more than 1 000 of the 3ES5K electric locomotives since 2007, including two which UTY purchased in 2018 to enable it to operate heavier trains in mountainous areas.

Single, two and four-section variants of the locomotive family are also offered.