Russia: The plan to submit them to the Russian government this year was announced by Oleg Belozerov, General Director of Russian Railways (RZD), at the final meeting of the board on 14 February.
Russia: The plans were announced by Ivan Kolesnikov, Deputy Manager Director of Russian Railways, at the final meeting of the board of the national operator.
Russia: Evgeny Shevtsov, RZD Deputy Managing Director and Head of the Central Infrastructure Directorate, told this to Gudok in his last interview.
Russia: As Gudok cites Oleg Chikirkin, Chief Engineer of the Traction Directorate of Russian Railways (RZD), the production of the prototype 940 kW six-axle TEM29 shunting LNG locomotive is planned for 2026 and its certification for 2027.
Russia: Oleg Chikirkin, Chief Engineer of the Traction Directorate of Russian Railways (RZD), spoke at a meeting of RZD’s Joint Scientific Council held in December 2023 about hydrogen locomotives to be developed soon, according to Gudok.
Russia: Over the next month, the vehicle built by Ural Locomotives, a subsidiary of Sinara–Transport Machines, will undergo tests with an electric traction laboratory that will record its actual tractive effort.
Brief overview of key events and news in the rail rolling stock markets.
Russia: At the end of December, the first five-car train entered service on a route between Ekaterinburg and the town of Kamensk-Uralsky, Russia. Under the current contract, Russian Railways is to receive 22 such trains, 12 of which in 2023 and 10 this year.
Russia: Oleg Toni, deputy general director of Russian Railways, announced plans to introduce an automatic train operation system in rolling stock under development.