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RZD to invest about 18 billion rub to renew locomotive fleet of Trans-Baikal Railway

It is planned to spend about 17.9 billion rubles on the renewal of the locomotive fleet of the Zabaikalyye (Trans-Baikal) Railway (ZZD) in 2014, informs  Itar-Tass.

In all, the locomotive fleet will be replenished with 154 new locomotives. The Russian Railways (RZD) company intends to allocate about 17.4 billion rubles for these purposes. “We expect that 129 main-line freight AC electric locomotives of the Yermak series and 25 shunting diesel locomotives TEM-18dm will arrive at the ZZD proving ground,” press service staff member Denis Afonin said.

Another 500 million rubles will be used to modernize the locomotives fleet.

Source * itar-tass.com

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