Transmashholding to Switch to Own Motors by 2018
By 2018 Transmashholding will switch to manufacturing own motors, the TASS quotes Alexander Nosov, Head - Traction Generator and Motor Project with NEVZ. Currently Transmashholding buys motors from the Ukrainian Elektrotyazhmash.
“NEVZ is becoming the only plant manufacturing motors for the entire holding”, Mr. Nosov said. “NEVZ was appointed the center of competence as we have good manufacturing capacities and manufacture most of motors”.
Transmashholding needs 1,500 - 2,000 motors p.a.
NEVZ (Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Building Plant) is a manufacturer of mainline and industrial locomotives.
Transmashholding is Russia’s largest railway holding manufacturing locomotives, passenger coaches, freight cars, multiple units, metro cars, diesel engines and components for rail transport.