Lyudinovsky Locomotive Plant (LTZ), a member of Sinara Group, has obtained a new certificate of conformity for a pilot set of 23 TEM9 locomotives. The certificate was issued by the “Certification register at the Federal Railway Transport” (FBU RSFZHT) and confirmed that TEM9 locomotive meets all the safety requirements and allows for its use on 1,520mm railways in Russia and CIS member states.
TEM9 is equipped with a new diesel generator with improved operational and environmental characteristics and with a new traction unit, as well as a microprocessor-based control, operation, and diagnostics system.
TEM9 locomotive has been in production at LTZ since 2009. The unit is meant for shunting operations and clean-up on the 1,520mm railways and railways located on the premises of industrial enterprises.