6 Sep 2023 09:35

TMH to build 50 diesel locomotives for Kazakhstan under April contract

VORONEZH. Sept 6 (Interfax) - The Bryansk Engineering Plant, a division of Russian train manufacturer Transmashholding (TMH), has shipped the first four 2TE25KM mainline diesel freight locomotives to KTZ-Freight Transportation, a division of Kazakhstan's national railway operator KTZ, TMH reported.

The locomotives were built under a contract signed in April 2023. TMH said it plans to build a total of 50 locomotives for the customer under the contract.

The Bryansk plant has been building 2TE25KM mainline freight locomotives since 2014. They are used by Russian Railways (RZD), on the railways of Mongolia and Turkmenistan, and by major industrial companies in Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

TMH is Russia's largest manufacturer of rolling stock for railway transport.

KTZ, which is part of the assets of Kazakhstan's sovereign wealth fund Samruk Kazyna, provides mainline railway network services, transport, logistics and freight and passenger train services, and operates freight cars.