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A 1,000th Class 3ES5K Yermak
A 1,000th Class 3ES5K Yermak

On 7 February 2020 a ceremony was held at NEVZ to hand over to the RZD representatives the milestone Yermak locomotives.

A 1,000th Sinara
A 1,000th Sinara

On 31 January 2020 UL handed over to RZD the thousandth Class 2ES6 Sinara locomotive.

Batch-Built Class 3TE25K2M Locomotives
Batch-Built Class 3TE25K2M Locomotives

On 20 January 2020 the new three-section Class 3TE25K2M locomotives, built by BMZ, were introduced in the regular service at the Komsomolsk-na-Amure depot

Škoda 2020
A Record Year At UL
A Record Year At UL

Uralskie lokomotivy announced that it achieved in 2019 record levels for the production of its electric locomotives and Lastochka EMUs.

Class 2ES5S Prototype Finished Siberian Tests
Class 2ES5S Prototype Finished Siberian Tests

On 2 December 2019 TMH announced that the NEVZ-built Class 2ES5S prototype locomotive successfully finished tests on the Zapadno-Sibirskaya...

Russia: Advantages Of Using Wagons With Greater Payload Capacity
Russia: Advantages Of Using Wagons With Greater Payload Capacity

In Europe most (but not all) railways were built to permit a 22.5 t axle-load, the national exceptions being Britain, Latvia and Estonia, where...

Czech Raildays 2020
Record Production Rate Of A Class 2ES6
Record Production Rate Of A Class 2ES6

In the first quarter of 2019, Uralskie lokomotivy delivered 36 Class 2ES6 Sinara locomotives to RZD. The quantity of these two-section...

RZD Has Set A Historical Record For Freight Turnover
RZD Has Set A Historical Record For Freight Turnover

On 11 December, the final board meeting of Russian Railways for 2018 took place in Moskva. Speaking about the results of the company for 2018...