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Gazpromtrans to purchase LNG-powered locomotives from Sinara Group

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Vyacheslav Tyurin, Director General of Gazpromtrans, and Viktor Lesh, Director General of Sinara-Transport Machines and STM Trading House, have signed an agreement for the batch production, supply, and maintenance of gas-powered locomotives in the amount equal to guaranteed future purchases.

In accordance with the agreement, the Sinara Group will design, certify, and launch batch production of cutting-edge shunting locomotives powered by LNG in line with Gazprom's requirements.

From 2019 to 2024, STM Trading House will supply Gazpromtrans with 10 shunting locomotives with a capacity of up to 1200 horsepower and 14 shunting locomotives with a capacity of up to 2000 horsepower. The company will also provide maintenance services.

The machinery will be used on the Obskaya – Bovanenkovo railroad.

The deal was signed at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018.

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