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.
The Ivano-Frankivskсement company bought a TE33A locomotive manufactured by General Electric from Kazakhstan three years ago. The CFTS portal finds out how the locomotive has performed and why the company is operating it on Ukrzaliznytsia’s routes
Ukrzaliznytsia will prepare a five-year plan for modernization of locomotives.
The General Electric corporation (GE) expects to modernize about 50 Ukrainian locomotives per year if funding is available.
On July 14, the Ukrzaliznytsia public railway company’s head Wojciech Balczun signed an agreement with the General Electric company on transfer of a locomotive by the American company for test operation on Ukrainian railways.
The General Electric and Bombardier companies intend to test their locomotives in Ukraine. The locomotives will be operated on the Ukrzaliznytsia public railway company’s rail networks