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A Lastochka Premium On Test

14 Apr 2016 23:03
  • A Lastochka Premium On Test

On 12 April the first Premium version Lastochka, designated Class ES2GP, left the UL works for the Shcherbinka test circuit. This photo shows it at Yekaterinburg passazhirsky station, hauled by a Class TEP70 BS diesel locomotive.


First Impressions Of EXPO 1520

01 Sep 2015 21:46
  • First Impressions Of EXPO 1520
  • First Impressions Of EXPO 1520
  • First Impressions Of EXPO 1520
  • First Impressions Of EXPO 1520
  • First Impressions Of EXPO 1520

On 1 September culminated preparations for the start of the 2015 venue. Among the exhibits this year there are for example: 1) RZD's Lastochka ES2G-014, together with KZ4AT-0003 of KTZ, 2) one section of the TRAXX 2EV120 built by Engels-based PLK, here together with ChME3M-4628 modernised by ZMK of Engels, using a CAT diesel engine, Siemens traction and auxiliary generators and a MSV elektronika control system. 3) EG2Tv-001 EMU, 4) TG16M-001 diesel locomotive for Sakhalin, here mounted temporarily on 1,520 mm gauge bogies, 5) the final photo in the sequence shows meeting of KISS EMU ESh2-001, EP20-048 and 2ES10-120 Granit (together with its 25 kV AC version, 2ES7-001, not captured here).


First UL-Built Lastochka Visits Shcherbinka

05 Jul 2014 05:24
  • First UL-Built Lastochka Visits Shcherbinka
  • First UL-Built Lastochka Visits Shcherbinka

In June ES2G-001, the first Lastochka EMU built at Uralskie lokomotivy, arrived at the VNIIZhT test centre for a series of acceptance and certification tests. The photo shows this train there on 16 June 2014. Also in June arrived at the Shcherbinka test circuit the second Talgo destined for RZD; its photo was taken on 23 June 2014.


First UL-Built Lastochka

02 Jun 2014 16:30
  • First UL-Built Lastochka
  • First UL-Built Lastochka

On 30 May 2014 Uralskie lokomotivy (UL) presented ES2G-001, the first Lastochka EMU to be built at Verkhnaya Pyshma. The first photo shows (from left to right) Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Gruppa Sinara, Dmitry Pumpyansky, the Governor of Sverdlovskaya Oblast, Yevgeny Kuyvashev, RZD’s Senior Vice-President for Innovation Development, Valentin Gapanovich, and the CEO of Siemens’s Rail Systems Division, Jochen Eickholt. The train is scheduled to leave the works on 6 June to visit Shcherbinka for a series of acceptance and certification tests.


Winter Olympics 2014 Under Way!

07 Feb 2014 09:46
  • Winter Olympics 2014 Under Way!
  • Winter Olympics 2014 Under Way!

Between 6 and 23 February 2014, in connection with the sporting event, RZD is to provide free transport for passengers on the frequent local services in Sochi area. This „Open Doors“ policy stem from the Russian Government’s decision associated with the Winter Olympics. In the first photo we see Lastochka EMU ES1-031 at Olimpiysky Park on 4 February 2014, the following photo was taken the same day, on the Black Sea coast.

Tags: RZD Lastochka

First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers

28 Jan 2013 17:31
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers
  • First Lastochkas Carrying Passengers

On 23 January 2013 RZD’s first Lastochka EMUs entered public service, following a presentation event at St. Petersburg-Moskovskaya station attended by the operator’s senior vice-president, Valentin Gapanovich and other guests. The new daily services involve two Lastochkas in multiple departing from St. Petersburg-Moskovskaya station forming trains to Bologoye (ES1-010) and Veliky Novogorod (ES1-009), those separating at Chudovo, as shown in the photos.