TEM14M diesel locomotive tests started

JSC “Port Ust-Luga Transport Company” (“PUL Trans”) has begun operational tests of the TEM14M shunting diesel locomotive developed by the Sinara – Transport Machines holding. Its main feature is the ability to carry out maneuvers with trains over 6 thousand tons, infroms Railway Supply magazine referring to the newspaper “Gudok“.

TEM14M diesel locomotive tests started
Picture: gudok.ru

During the year PUL Trans plans to operate the locomotive at the limit of its capabilities.
The tests are taking place on the basis of an agreement signed in November 2020.

“Diesel locomotive TEM14M is involved in handling various types of cargo arriving at the port of Ust-Luga. The drivers have already noted the high-tech equipment and comfortable working conditions on this locomotive, ”the operating company reports.

The key feature of TEM14M is DG900T diesel generator with a new generation 6DM-185T engines developed at the Ural Diesel Engine Plant.

JSC “Port Ust-Luga Transport Company” is one of the affiliated enterprises of JSC “Russian Railways”, whose share in the authorized capital is 50%.

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