Pilot project: the restoration of electric locomotives of DE1 and DS3 series

Citing the webpage of Frantisek Bures (JSC Ukrainian Railways Board Member), railway magazine «RWS» informs that Ukrzalyznytsia plans to start a pilot project of the restoration of Ukrainian electric locomotives of DE1 and DS3 series.

restoration of electric locomotives
Frantisek Bures (JSC Ukrainian Railways Board Member)

“«Dnipro electric locomotive building plant» will be responsible for the technical questions,  consultations on the development of design and technical documentation for the overhaul and modernization of electric locomotives. From our side we will provide the production capacity of our locomotive repair base — «Lviv locomotive repair plant» and «Zaporizhia electric locomotive repair plant» – for the modernization and repairing”,  Frantisek Bures said

Ukrzaliznytsia plans to provide subsidiaries to repair traction rolling stock with stable and cost-effective orders, which will significantly upgrade the company’s locomotive fleet, develop the repair base of the industry and the domestic industry as a whole.

The DE1 electric locomotive is a Ukrainian DC electric locomotive produced at «Dnipro electric locomotive building plant» for the needs of Ukrainian railway transport.

The DS3 electric locomotive is a Ukrainian AC electric locomotive produced at «Dnipro electric locomotive building plant» in conjunction with Siemens.

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