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RZD to Buy 507 Locomotives in 2016

OAO RZD would buy 507 locomotives in 2016, the TASS reports. The company would invest 69.2 B RUB (906.6 M USD) into the tractive rolling stock renewal.

OAO RZD is to buy 257 electric locomotives and 250 diesel locomotives. In particular, it is to acquire 3ES10 Granit mainline freight electric locomotives (15), 2ESK Ermak AC freight electric locomotives (20), 3ES5K AC freight electric locomotives (78), 2ES6 Sinara DC freight electric locomotives (86), 3ES4K DC freight electric locomotives (15), 2TE25A Vityaz AC-driven freight electric locomotives (4), 2TE25KM freight diesel locomotives (100), 2TE116U freight diesel locomotives (6), 3TE116U freight diesel locomotives (1), 2TE116UD freight diesel locomotives (6), GT1h mainline gas turbine locomotive (1).

The company is also to buy EP20 Olymp passenger electric locomotives (4), EP2K DC passenger electric locomotives (35), EP1M AC passenger electric locomotives (4), TEP70BS passenger diesel locomotives (15).

The shunting locomotive fleet is to be replenished by TEM18DM (80), TEM14 (26), TEM9H (1). OAO RZD would also like to renew the locomotive fleet at the Sakhalin Peninsula’s narrow-gauge railways and buy TG16M mainline dies locomotives (10).

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