Sinara Reports Meeting Localization Goal in Lastochka Train Manufacture
Sinara Group reports going ahead of the schedule in localizing the manufacture of its Lastochka (Desiro RUS) train, the Interfax reports.
In November Sinara manufactured a train with 80% localized components. The train was supplied to the Moscow Central Circle.
The company’s contract with OAO RZD sets a goal for localization: 55% in 2015, 70% in 2016 and 80% in 2017.
Some 150 Russian companies supply systems and components for the Lastochka EMU.