Kharkov plant "Electrotyazhmash" received an accreditation certificate for a period of one year for the right to maintain and repair traction electrical equipment of the rolling stock "Ukrzaliznytsia". The document was issued by the Branch "Scientific Research and Design Technological Institute of Railway Transport" of JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia".
In March of this year, a special commission visited the enterprise, which checked the production for the possibility of repairing traction electrical equipment. In addition, representatives of the Branch checked the technological and design documentation.
“The presence of the certificate confirms the ability of“ Electrotyazhmash ”to carry out at a high level repair work and maintenance of traction electrical equipment of the rolling stock of“ Ukrzaliznytsia ”. The document gives the plant the right to participate in the company's tenders. The certificate covers the range of products manufactured by Electrotyazhmash. Subject to the establishment of mutually beneficial partnership, we plan to consider the possibility of performing repairs of the nomenclature of third-party manufacturers ” Victor Busko, General Director of the State Enterprise "Plant" Electrotyazhmash ".
To date, the inventory of UZ locomotives is almost 3600 units, of which 1961 diesel locomotives, 1628 electric locomotives. The rolling stock of the company is worn out by more than 90%, so the company plans to invest 10 billion hryvnia in its renewal. Thus, the partnership between Electrotyazhmash and Ukrzaliznytsia has broad prospects.