Two electric locomotives returned to depot Lviv-West after overhaul

Two electric locomotives VL-80T returned to the operational fleet of the locomotive depot Lviv-West of the regional branch of the Lviv Railway of JSC Ukrzaliznytsia after a major overhaul at Zaporozhye Electric Locomotive Repair Plant PJSC. These locomotives were forced to stand idle for a long time due to the need for repairs. This was reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to the press center of the Lviv railway.

electric locomotives returned

During the overhaul the specialists of the plant replaced compressor units, modernized and installed mounting panels of protective and switching equipment. Along with that, they took care of high-quality repair and painting of bodies.

Now two overhauled electric locomotives are ready for operation. Locomotive workers plan to assign permanent brigades to them and step up train operation at the Lviv railway junction.

Zaporozhye Electric Locomotive Repair Plant will repair 3 more electric locomotives under the agreement until the end of the first quarter of this year.

PJSC Zaporizhia Locomotive Repair Plant (ZERZ) is a diversified enterprise in Ukraine, founded in 1905 specializing in overhaul and modernization of:

• electric locomotives manufactured by Skoda (Czech Republic) – series ChS-2, ChS-4, ChS-7, ChM-8;

• electric locomotives manufactured by NZVZ (Novocherkassk) – series VL-80K, VL-80T, VL-80S, VL-82M;

• traction units for open-pit railway transport OP31, OP31A, OP31AM, PE2M;

• traction and auxiliary electric machines of electric locomotives of the VL and ChS series, diesel locomotives, traction units;

• wheelsets of electric locomotives of the VL and ChS series, electric trains ER1, ER2, ER9 of traction units.

It performs the modernization and transformation of the electric locomotive VL-80T into the passenger electric locomotive VL40 and produces spare parts to order.

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Overhaul repairs of electric locomotives ChS-2, ChS-4