Ukrzaliznytsia has received a cargo locomotive ТЭ33А American company General Electric for testing at the Odessa railway. This was announced by transport industry expert Alexander Kava.
“These locomotives in the U.S. are produced for several years in Kazakhstan the joint venture of GE and KTZ” – said on the cava Facebook page.
Recall that in early June, and the canadian Railways engineering Corporation and Bombardier signed a Memorandum on the establishment in Ukraine of a joint venture for production of traction rolling stock. Later, on July 14, the American Corporation General Electric has signed with us agreement to test its locomotive for Ukrainian Railways.
Uz last time bought mainline freight locomotives in 1992.
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General Electric – the American diversified Corporation, the manufacturer of many types of equipment, including locomotives, power plants, gas turbines, aircraft engines. As of 2015, the company was ranked ninth in the list of the largest public companies Forbes Global. In the Financial Times ranking by market capitalization took 13th place in 2015.