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.
Read the article online at: https://www.lngindustry.com/liquid-natural-gas/29052018/gazpromtrans-to-purchase-lng-powered-locomotives-from-sinara-group/