A memorandum on provision of Swiss funds for financing the purchase of Stadler trains has been signed.
Ukrzaliznytsia has developed a concept for working with its locomotive fleet until 2033.
The company has welcomed the ratification of the Ukrainian-French intergovernmental agreement on supply of locomotives by the Ukrainian parliament.
According to Alstom, sourcing from Ukrainian suppliers will begin with the first electric locomotive.
The declared number of locomotives can be increased to 200 in the future.
The French manufacturer of rolling stock is willing to localize up to 35% of production and subsequent maintenance in Ukraine.
Stadler trains could be used for suburban and regional passenger transportation, as well as in the City Express project.
The shunting locomotives will be operated at the ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih steel plant.
LTG Cargo CEO Egidijus Lazauskas on the performance of the company, the fleet of locomotives and freight cars, and the goal of becoming a leader in mobility in Central and Eastern Europe.
The contract was concluded with the Ukrainian Locomotive Manufacturing Company.
Ukrzaliznytsia has once again stated its plans for large investments in repair of traction rolling stock.
The next stage is signing of an agreement between Ukrzaliznytsia and pilot project participant Ukrainian Locomotive Company.
Federation believes that the Ukrainian engineering and metallurgical industries are capable of meeting the requirements for rails and rolling stock for modernization of Ukrzaliznytsia.
According to the head of Ukrzaliznytsia, the company plans to switch to electric locomotives because they are significantly more economical.
Ukrzaliznytsia has disclosed the maximum level of depreciation of its assets.
Alstom announced the signing of 30 contracts with Ukrainian manufacturers and Siemens highlighted the experience of producing locomotives in cooperation with the Dnipropetrovsk electric locomotive plant.
The company will be able to operate on nine routes.
Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure introduced the new board chairman of Ukrzaliznytsia to the company’s staff.
This percentage of production localization will be stipulated in the terms of the competition to supply electricity locomotives, according to Ukrzaliznytsia’s management.
Ukrzaliznytsia has extended by three weeks the deadline for responding to invitations to participate in the process of inclusion on the shortlist of manufacturers of electric locomotives.