posted on 29th Jan 2022 15:05
On 21 January 2022, TMH sent locomotive 2TE25KM-0561 and three Class TEM18DM shunters - 3346, 3347, 3356, manufactured at its Bryansk works, to Nornikel (Norilsky nikel) metals and mining company. The respective contracts were signed in late 2021. Nornikel Polar Division already operates two Class 2TE25KMs, 0555 and 0556, since August 2021.
Additionally, one Class TEM18DM locomotive, 3347, was shipped to Nornikel Polar Division. The other two will join Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company’s (part of Nornikel) fleet. As part of the „Bolshaya med“ („Big Copper“) project, the company plans to purchase up to 15 Class TEM18DMs before 2025. The new fleet is aimed to help company to increase the overall efficiency and the volume of moved freight.