Transmashholding news

News about Russian locomotive, rolling stock and railway equipment manufacturing group Transmashholding and its subsidiaries, including TMH International, TMH Bryansk, Tver Carriage Works and metro train builder Metrowagonmash.

  • Ivolga 4 EMU (Photo Moskva Metro) (1)

    Ivolga 4·0 EMU enters service


    RUSSIA: Transmashholding’s Ivolga 4·0 electric multiple-units were put into service on Moskva Central Diameter Line D4 with a ceremony on May 2. The EMUs are being produced at TMH’s Tver plant with 97% domestic content and the involvement of 50 000 people from 600 companies in ...

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    Moskva-2024 metro train enters service


    RUSSIA: Moskva Metro put the first Moskva-2024 series trainset into service on March 11 as part of a three-year renewal of the Line 2 fleet. The trains are being produced by Transmashholding subsidiary Metrowagonmash. Features include wider aisles and through gangways to ...


    RZD orders electric multiple-units


    RUSSIA: Russian Railways has awarded Transmashholding a contract to supply 13 EP2DM DC electric multiple-units totalling 76 cars by the end of the year. The agreement was signed on August 24 at the 1520 Pro//Dvizhenie.Expo trade fair in St Petersburg, where the first of the trains ...

  • TMH EMKA2 loco

    Electric-battery shunting locomotive unveiled


    RUSSIA: Transmashholding’s Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant unveiled its EMKA2 electric-battery shunting locomotive at the PRO//Dvizhenie.Expo trade fair in St Petersburg, saying more than 90% of the components were designed and manufactured domestically. The EMKA2 is derived from the TEM23 modular diesel locomotive. It is designed for ...

  • Sinara Transport Machines Lastochka ES104 Vostok EMU

    Sinara presents domestically produced Lastochka EMU


    RUSSIA: Sinara Transport Machines presented a prototype of its domestically designed and manufactured Lastochka ES104 Vostok EMU during the Innoprom-2023 fair in Yekaterinburg. The unveiling was attended by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Belarus’s Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko, and Kazakh Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov. The ES104 ...

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    TMH Argentina sells its main production site


    ARGENTINA: TMH Argentina has sold the Mechita repair plant to Motora Argentina, which belongs to Argentine investment holding Cale Group, parent company TMH International has confirmed to Railway Gazette International. The deal is in a transition period as of August 3. The Mechita plant had been ...

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    Metro train contract cancelled because of international sanctions


    GEORGIA: The city of Tbilisi has announced that it is to terminate a contract for Metrowagonmash to supply metro trains, because the Russian manufacturer is now subject to sanctions imposed by Georgia’s international partners as a result of the Russian war against Ukraine. ‘Georgia enforces international ...

  • RZD EMUs

    Russian Railways orders suburban EMUs


    RUSSIA: Transmashholding’s Demikhovsky plant has been awarded a contract to supply Russian Railways with 42 suburban electric multiple-units totalling 220 cars by the end of 2023. The order includes four to eight-car EP2D 3kV DC EMUs, and four to 10-car EP3D 25 kV 50 Hz units. ...

  • Vande Bharat trains

    Russian-Indian consortium wins Vande Bharat Express contract


    INDIA: Indian Railways has formally notified a consortium of Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd and Russian company Transmashholding that it has been selected as the winner of a US$1·8bn contract to manufacture 120 third-generation Vande Bharat Express 16-car trainsets. The consortium was named as the lowest bidder ...

  • in-PM Modi flags off Vande Bharat trainset

    TMH, Alstom and Stadler bid to build Vande Bharat trainsets


    INDIA: A consortium of Russia’s Transmashholding and public sector utility Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd has been named low bidder for a contract to manufacture and maintain a fleet of 200 third-generation Vande Bharat semi-high speed trainsets for Indian Railways.

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    Metrowagonmash awarded Minsk metro contract


    BELARUS: Russian manufacturer Metrowagonmash has been awarded a contract to supply seven four-car Moskva trainsets for the second phase of Minsk Metro’s Zelenoluzhskaya Line. The 81-765/766/767 cars will be equipped for GoA3 automation. The 4 km extension from Kaval’skaya Slabada to Sluckі Gascіnec with three stations ...

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    Egyptian coach maintenance agreement signed


    EGYPT: Chairman of Egyptian National Railways Mohamed Amer and Transmashholding Vice-President Sergo Kurbanov have signed a €430m, 12-year agreement for the maintenance of the coaches which are being supplied under a contract agreed in 2018. So far 725 of the 1 350 ordered coaches have been ...

  • Tbilisi metro (Photo Vladimir Waldin
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    Tbilisi metro train order back on again


    GEORGIA: An aborted contract for Russia’s Metrowagonmash to supply metro trains to Tbilisi has been renegotiated, the city has announced. Financing was agreed with the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development in February 2020, and following an international tender Transmashholding subsidiary Metrowagonmash was awarded €49·2m contract ...

  • Moscow Metro Moskva-2020 metro train (Photo Vladimir Waldin) (1)
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    Moskva orders 500 metro cars for delivery in 2024-25


    RUSSIA: Moskva Metro has extended Transmashholding’s contract to supply Moskva-2020 trainsets, with a further 500 cars to be delivered in 2024-25. This takes the total orders placed to more than 1 800 cars since 2020, and the metro expects to take delivery of 300 Moskva-2020 cars ...

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    Tbilisi cancels order for Russian metro trains


    GEORGIA: The city of Tbilisi has cancelled an order for TMH’s Metrowagonmash subsidiary to supply 11 four-car metro trains. The European Bank for Reconstruction & Development is unable to finance the previously announced order because of international sanctions imposed following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Mayor ...

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    More Ivolga EMUs ordered to work Moscow Central Diameter lines


    RUSSIA: Moscow  Metro has signed a contract with Metrowagonmash for the supply of 35 electric multiple-units to operate the capital’s next two Central Diameter regional express lines.

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    Moscow suburban train order


    RUSSIA: Moscow’s Central Suburban Passenger Co has awarded Transhmashholding’s Tver-based TMH-PTR subsidiary a contract to supply 23 11-car DC electric multiple-units between Q4 2022 and Q1 2023. The contract awarded to the sole bidder is worth 20·5bn roubles including VAT. The EMUs will have a design ...

  • TMH 3TE28 diesel locomotive

    3TE28 diesel loco for eastern Russia unveiled


    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 ...

  • St Petersburg TMH metro train (5)
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    First of 950 cars delivered to St Petersburg metro


    RUSSIA: TMH delivered the first of 950 Baltiets cars to the St Petersburg metro operator on September 13, just 19 days after Petersburg Metropoliten and TMH subsidary Transholdleasing signed a 242·6bn rouble, 25-year contract for new trainsets to replace almost half the fleet. The eight-car trainset ...

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    TMH Africa bodyshell business acquired by Alstom


    SOUTH AFRICA: Alstom has acquired TMH Africa’s bodyshell manufacturing activities, which produced bodies for Traxx electric locomotives ordered by Transnet before filing for business rescue. Alstom said the acquisition announced on September 13 would protect 105 jobs and retain local expertise. ‘We are pleased to diversify ...