Understanding the urgent need to update the locomotive fleet, the management of Ukrzaliznytsia found an opportunity to increase the volume of major repairs. The chairman of the board of JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" Vladimir Zhmak told his subscribers in Teleharmm about this.
He outlined the company's plans to improve the condition of the locomotive fleet: “We have already made a decision to allocate about UAH 400 million for the repair of locomotives by the end of the year. Moreover, our main priority in 2021 is the overhaul of the traction fleet, for which UAH 4.7 billion will be provided in the company's budget. ”
Today, as part of a working trip to the regional branch of the Lviv Railway, the Chairman of the Board of Ukrzaliznytsia visited the Lviv Locomotive Repair Plant and the Lviv-West locomotive depot.
This year at the Lviv Locomotive Repair Plant it is planned to restore 11 electric locomotives by overhaul. An additional six units are scheduled for completion before the end of this year.
In total, this year Ukrzaliznytsia plans to overhaul 144 locomotives.