According to the head of Ukrzaliznytsia, the company plans to switch to electric locomotives because they are significantly more economical.
At least 15% of production will be localized in Ukraine.
The Lviv Railway is the fourth regional division of Ukrzaliznytsia to begin operating American-made diesel locomotives.
The spinoff and merger of GE’s transportation business with Wabtec has been completed.
The final five General Electric locomotives intended for Ukrzaliznytsia have arrived at the Chornomorsk seaport.
A ship carrying the American-made diesel locomotives has arrived at the Chornomorsk seaport.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works has delivered the first four Trident diesel locomotives to Ukrzaliznytsia.
The new diesel locomotive performed well during tests, but it has some shortcomings.
The 12 diesel locomotives will be used for freight and passenger trains.
The journey to Ukraine took 17 days.
The first 10 train drivers will learn operation and maintenance of the locomotives
The final phase of production of TE33A locomotives for Ukrzaliznytsia began last month
The localization of assembly of American diesel locomotives should begin with 10%
Vyacheslav Feklin, CEO of General Electric in Ukraine, in an interview with CFTS talks about the negotiations with Ukrzaliznytsia, supplying locomotives and establishing the local production in Ukraine.
Production of the locomotives will begin at plants in the United States in early 2018.
30 locomotives will be delivered by the end of 2018.
GE Transportation has confirmed its willingness to provide technology to Ukraine
Ukrzaliznytsia could sign a framework agreement on cooperation with General Electric Transportation
Cooperation with GE Transportation will strengthen the transport potential of Ukraine.
The trips involved freight trains on several routes on the Odesa Railway.