STM Trading House (part of Sinara – Transport Machinery Holding) has started delivery of TGM8A Elephant series locomotives to Kindia Bauxite Company JSC (KBK, part of RUSAL).

TGM8A locomotives

This was reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to STM.

Under a contract signed in September this year, STM is supplying six locomotives to the West African plant of a Russian aluminum company engaged in the extraction and export of bauxite.

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Delivery of equipment is carried out in two batches. The first, consisting of three locomotives, has already left the Ludinovsky Locomotive Plant (LTZ, part of STM). For transportation, each TGM8A was loaded onto a separate autotrall using a portal system. Delivery of the second batch is scheduled for January 2022.

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