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Railways has signed contracts for the supply of electric trains with Siemens and Alstom.
Freight and passenger locomotives will be produced in Russia - by Ural factory "Sinar", passenger -. .
At the international business forum "Strategic Partnership 1520" in Sochi company RZD signed with domestic and foreign companies, several major contracts worth over В¬ 2 billion from the German concern Siemens Ltd. and "Aeroexpress" rail monopoly signed Memorandum on the production, delivery and maintenance of modern Russian trains. Railways ", Siemens AG and" Aeroexpress "organize on the territory of Russia joint venture to manufacture a new generation of electric traction system with asynchronous series Desiree Eng. Trains will be called "Swallow".
2020 Railways will purchase 400 new locomotives from two alliances: Transmashholding and Alstom, as well as group Cinara, and Siemens.
200 passenger electric EP20 produce a new generation of on-site Transmashholding in Novocherkassk. Russia's new electric locomotive EP20, developed jointly with the French company Alstom Transport, a 15-20% economical than those that now uses Railways. Delivery of freight locomotives with asynchronous traction drive type 2ES10 carry out joint venture Ural locomotives ", founded by Siemens and Cinar. Siemens also supplies the "Peregrine Falcon" and train Desiro Rus for Sochi.