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freight cars could be purchased

21.01.2022

138.9 thousand freight cars could be purchased in Russia in the next 3 years

This is 26% less than the volume of procurement in 2019-2021. The reduction is largely due to a slowdown in demand for gondola cars and low growth rates in freight traffic.
Ural Locomotives produces 117 electric locomotives and 21 Lastochka trains in 2021

17.01.2022

Ural Locomotives produces 117 electric locomotives and 21 Lastochka trains in 2021

According to the manufacturer, 51 two-section and 46 three-section 2EC6 electric locomotives, eight 2EC10 electric locomotives with a booster section and one 2EC7 AC locomotive were shipped to RZD.
61 women were admitted to work as train driver in Russia

11.01.2022

61 women were admitted to work as train driver in Russia

In Russia, more than 60 women were allowed to work independently in the driver cab. This was announced by the head of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov.
The bankrupt Engels Locomotive Plant will be put up for sale

29.12.2021

The bankrupt Engels Locomotive Plant will be put up for sale

The production complex of the Engels Locomotive Plant with an area of ​​86 thousand sq. meters along with equipment of Spanish and German production will be put up for sale in a single lot in the first quarter of 2022, reports Railway Supply magazine with reference to "Technics of Railways" The starting price will be 4.
rolling stock renewal

22.12.2021

Russian Railways will increase expenditures for rolling stock renewal in 2022-2024

Russian Railways will increase the expenditures for rolling stock renewal in its investment program for 2022-2024. This was announced by the first deputy general director of the company Vadim Mikhailov.
supply of powerful locomotives

21.12.2021

According to the results of the year, the supply of powerful locomotives for BAM was not increased

This year, 28 locomotives of the 3TE25K2M series arrived on the mainline. Earlier it was assumed that RZD will adjust plans and purchase 22 more such locomotives.
Rosstat data of rolling stock production in October 2021

15.12.2021

Rolling stock production in Russia, October 2021

Rosstat data of rolling stock production in October 2021 Rolling stock production according to the railway magazine Railway Supply referring to the “Technics of Railways” magazine.
модуля пожаротушения для пожарных поездов

13.12.2021

STM presented design of living quarters of a fire extinguishing module for fire trains

The new development of the STM Research Center and VNIKTI was created within the framework of the Fire Safety program. The module will be the first dedicated rolling stock to form firefighting trains and will be used in conjunction with two storage tanks, informs Railway Supply magazine citing tzdjournal.
Clearing railway tracks from snow

02.12.2021

Clearing railway tracks from snow

The Sinara Transport Machines Plant Remputmash supplied 13 PSS-1K self-propelled snow blowers for the West Siberian Railroad of Russian Railways.
double-decker dining cars

16.11.2021

50 double-decker dining cars will be built in Russia

Russia's Transmashholding, which is under sanctions in Ukraine, has received permission to build 50 double-decker dining cars of a new type.
The Railways of Yakutia announced a tender for the supply of 6 gas-fueled diesel locomotives for 2.4 billion rubles.

05.11.2021

The Railways of Yakutia announced a tender for the supply of 6 gas-fueled diesel locomotives for 2.4 billion rubles.

Six two-section 6-axle locomotives with dual-fuel traction engines (a mixture of diesel fuel and LNG) with a capacity of at least 3310 kW for each section are expected to be delivered.
Rolling stock production in Russia

02.11.2021

Rolling stock production in Russia, September 2021

Rosstat data of rolling stock production in September 2021 Rolling stock production in Russia According to the railway magazine Railway Supply referring to the “Technics of Railways” magazine.