PAO Ukrzaliznytsya and Polish NEWAG group signed a Memorandum of cooperation on modernization of the traction rolling stock, the press service of the UZ.
The parties agreed to study the issue of traction rolling stock and implementation of solutions for it modernization. Specific tasks will be carried out under separate contracts. The next step – consultations of technical specialists.
“Ukrzaliznytsya plans to invest in rolling stock, so the government has recently signed a Memorandum with leading manufacturers. We study all proposals to objectively choose a partner that will provide the most attractive offer both in economic and in technological terms,” – said the head of the OUSE Wojciech Balczun when signing the document. In addition, according to him, one of the main requirements to the future partner willingness to use modern technology on domestic production capacity.
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NEWAG S. A. is a company based in Poland (Nowy sącz) and specializiruetsya in the production, maintenance and modernization of railway rolling stock.
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Recall uz and Antonov state enterprise has signed agreements with General Electric. According to the Memorandum, there will be enhanced cooperation in the field of development and modernization of Park of diesel locomotives on the basis of advanced technology at GE.