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EP2D EMU has become a winner of PRIORITET - 2017 National Award
20 November 2017 y.

EP2D EMU has become a winner of PRIORITET - 2017 National Award


EP2D EMU produced by OAO Demikhovsky Machine Building Factory (“DMZ”, belongs to JSC Transmashholding Group) has become a winner of the PRIORITET – 2017 National Award for import substitution in “Transport” nomination. 

OAO Demikhovsky Machine Building Factory has nominated EP2D DC EMU for the above award. Based on it a technical solution for the whole product line of new generation Russian EMUs has been developed. The train design integrates advanced technical solutions not only improving passenger comfort and safety, but also making it more effective. 

The cost of ownership throughout the train life cycle, which is 40 years, is from 20 to 50% lower than that of the modern Russian analogues. The power saving equipment applied in the train design enables to decrease power consumption by 20%. Potential saving due to lower cost of periodic maintenance and preventive repairs is estimated at 20–40%.

EP2D EMU is a modern cost-effective and comfortable train developed with due consideration to the opinion of passengers and suggestions of suburban operators. Cars are in line with international quality and comfort standards: they have special holders for bicycles transportation, folding changing tables and space for wheelchair passengers. 

EP2D is the only in Russia EMU, which design allows for formation of both long (up to 12 cars) and short (2-3 cars) trains intended for use on lines with intensive and low passenger traffic, respectively. 

More than 90% of EP2D components are produced in Russia, which makes it possible to avoid sanction risks related to purchase of spare parts and consumables abroad and ensure for its competitiveness compared to other domestic and foreign producers. 

OAO Demikhovsky Machine Building Factory has been awarded this prestigious prize for the second time: in 2015 the factory was awarded the winner’s certificate in the “Machine Building Industry” nomination.