TMH will Supply 200 Electric Locomotives to RZD

TMH will Supply 200 Electric Locomotives to RZD
June 6, 2011 7:18 am

Transmash Holding has won a €1bn contract from Russian Railways to supply 200 electric-powered trains as part of a deal to upgrade ageing rail infrastructure in the country.
Under the contract Transmash Holding will supply innovative mainline AC freight electric 2ES5 locomotives between 2013 and 2020.

The electric locomotives are being built in the Novocherkassk subsidiary of the joint Transmashholding and Alstom Transport engineering centre – TRTrans company.

The 2ES5 locomotive trains use modern traction drive with asynchronous traction motors that boast individual voltage inverters, oil-free piston-type compressors with air cleaning and drying units, and diagnostic and control microprocessor systems.

The electric locomotives are being developed following a MoU that was signed by Transmashholding, French company Alstom Transport and Russian Railways in September 2010. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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