Transport Minister Sokolov to Come to Ural Locomotives

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, September 4, 2017. Russia’s Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov and acting Governor of Sverdlovsk Region Evgeny Kuivashev are going to visit Sinara Group and Siemens’s joint venture Ural Locomotives Plant at 10 AM on September 2, the Group’s press service reports.

‘This is the first time the minister is coming to the plant’s production site. Minister Sokolov will take a look at our rolling stock monitoring center, where a presentation will be made on the plant-designed Smart Loco+Smart Train dispatcher control system. The minister will also pay a visit to the production site of our high-speed Lastochka ES2G electric trains and will check our Sinara 2ES6 freight loco,’ the press service says.

The officials are planning to discuss issues relating to production of Lastochka’s various modifications and to new locations within Russia where these high-speed interregional trains can be used.

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