Ukrainian Railways to Reduce Loco Deficit Triple-Wise
Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsya) expects to reduce locomotive deficit triple-wise, the RZD-Partner quotes Ukrzaliznytsya Chairman Wojciech Balczun.
At the present time the company’s operational fleet is 275 locomotives. The H1 2016 repair plan was 132 locomotives while only 18 were repaired. In total of 200 locomotives were to be repaired and returned in operation.
Ukrzaliznytsya’s locomotive fleet wear is rather high - freight electric locomotives’ wear is 72%, mainline diesel locomotive fleet wear is over 99%, shunting locomotive fleet wear is 91%.