Ukraine has experienced the American locomotive

В Украине испытали американский локомотив

Test locomotive ТЭ33АС Trident

The locomotive easily moved from place train of 48 loaded cars with a total weight of 4,500 tons and went to the station Romodan to Poltava region.

In Ukraine passed the test of the first locomotive ТЭ33АС Trident of the American company General Electric, supplied to Ukrainian Railways. This was reported on the website Kryukovsky car-building plant (kvsz) on Thursday, November 8th.

The locomotive went from the plant to the station Kryukov-on-Dnieper.

“The locomotive is fairly easy, as noted by the attendants of the railroad, started off train of 48 loaded cars with a total weight of 4,500 tons. The route of the train runs to the station Romodan”, – stated in the message.

Indicates that a test involving operators of the Dnieper railroad, as well as specialists kvsz, General Electric, Ukrainian scientific-research Institute of car building. They tracked the work of all systems of the locomotive.

Now Krukovka carriages are 15 locomotives General Electric. They all work at different stages of readiness. The last batch of seven locomotives arrived to the company on 30 October.

“The next 15 cars of the 30 stipulated in the contract, will be delivered to Ukraine in batches of five pieces in the next few months,” – said at the factory.

Recall, February 23 Railways and General Electric signed a multiyear contract worth more than $ 1 billion. And already on 11 September, arrived in Ukraine the first locomotive General Electric.

It was also reported that the NAB was engaged in the purchase of American locomotives, investigating possible inflated prices on them.

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