Russian Railways will increase the expenditures for rolling stock renewal in its investment program for 2022-2024.

rolling stock renewal

This was announced by the first deputy general director of the company Vadim Mikhailov. According to the investment program of Russian Railways approved by the government for 2022 and for the planning period of 2023 and 2024, it is planned to invest about 438 billion rubles in the renewal of rolling stock: 172 billion rubles in 2022, 135 billion rubles in 2023 and 131 billion rubles in 2024, informs the railway magazine Railway Supply, citing tzdjournal.

At the same time, in the investment program for 2021-2023 a smaller amount was allocated for these purposes: 139.7 billion rubles in 2022 and 119.6 billion rubles in 2023, respectively. In addition, the issue of attracting funds from the National Welfare Fund for the renewal of the park is currently being discussed.

Mikhailov also said that following the results of this year, Russian Railways will acquire 538 locomotives, 150 cars of the Lastochka electric trains, 86 cars of suburban electric trains and 117 units of track equipment.

As previously reported, the volume of the investment program of Russian Railways for 2022-2024 will amount to more than 3.3 trillion rubles.

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