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Chinese DMUs enter operation in FYR Macedonia

Chinese DMUs enter operation in FYR Macedonia

Two of four DMUs being supplied to Macedonian Railways Transport AD – Skopje by former CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive (now part of CRRC Corporation) have entered operation on Skopje – Bitola route, replacing obsolete rolling stock. The third DMU has just been delivered.

Macedonian Railways Transport AD – Skopje placed an order with the former CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive for two EMUs and four DMUs in June 2014.

For the MU project, Macedonian Railways allocated EUR 25 million, out of a EUR 50 million EBRD loan, including also the rehabilitation of three electric locomotives (10 million) and the acquisition of up to 150 new freight wagons  (EUR 15 million).

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