Arrived in Ukraine the party of American locomotives

Arrived in Ukraine the party of American locomotives See photo (3)
12:08 Today, the Telegraph Photo: odz.gov.ua Business news: arrived In Ukraine five American locomotive General Electric.

Five TE33A Evolution locomotives arrived by ship BBC Aquamarine from the United States and unloaded in the seaport of the Black sea.

About it reports a press-service of regional branch “Odesa railway” PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia”.

“The ship BBC Aquamarine with five locomotives manufactured by General Electric arrived in the port of Chernomorsk. The dockers started unloading. As previous locomotives, they will be aimed at Kryukovsky plant, and after a while out on the highway”, – stated in the message.

As reported, in February 2018, the Corporation General Electric has signed a long-term framework agreement with PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” for 1 billion dollars .

The first stage provides for the supply of 30 locomotives TE33A Evolution, made in the USA, and localization of a certain part of production in Ukraine, representing 10% of the final cost of the agreement.

In 2019 will be released on line first locomotives General Electric

In the first stage, GE will use Ukrainian signal and the radio and some elements of the cabin. Gradually, the level of localization in Ukraine will be increased to 40%.

JSC “Ukrzaliznytsya” intends to put new rolling stock on Melitopol, Nikolaev and Mariupol directions.

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