Ukrzaliznytsia: A tender for a brake pads for locomotives for UAH 4.3 million. JSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” announced a tender in the Prozorro system. The tender involves the purchase of 8 356 thousand brake pads for locomotives. The expected purchase price is UAH 4.3 million ($ 157,000).

locomotive brake pad

As Railway Supply magazine informs, UZ branch “Pridneprovskaya Railway” plans to purchase the following products:

RWS Market: Railway track fastening

  • locomotive brake pad type “M” – 6.8 thousand units;
  • brake pad for electric locomotives of the “ChS” type – 1.5 thous.

The auction will take place on 02.08.2021. Submission of applications – until June 27, 2021. Delivery of products by the end of this year. Locomotive brake pad type “M” is used on electric locomotives, shunting and mainline diesel locomotives, It is made of gray cast iron, weight 15-16 kg.

Brake shoe

Locomotive brake pad type “ChS” is used on passenger electric locomotives ChS, for railways with gauge 1520 (1534) mm. The mass of the pad is 8.7 kg, cast iron with a density of 7.2 g / cm3.

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