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NEVZ has executed the RZD order for 4ES5K
6 December 2017 y.

NEVZ has executed the RZD order for 4ES5K


Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant (NEVZ, belongs to Transmashholding Group) met the 2017 plan for output of 4ES5K Ermak electric locomotives, the last three locomotives produced this year left for operation destination, as reported by TMH PR Department. 

The 4ES5K electric locomotives are among the most powerful ones in the world. Ermak family locos are produced in various versions, with power range from 6,560 kW to 13,120 kW, and are the most large in number modern Russian electric locomotives. The first electric locomotives were produced in 2007. At present about 1,150 locos carry cargo along mainlines of Russia. 

To ensure for production of advanced electric locomotives, high-quality production has been implemented at Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Building Plant and an engineering centre is operating. NEVZ is the only Russian manufacturer having its own testing loop 7.4 km long. 

In 2017 NEVZ has delivered 5 4ES5K locomotives under the RZD order. 

At present Transmashholding is the only Russian manufacturer of the traction rolling stock able to produce the whole range of diesel and electric locomotives used in the railway sector: of various power, composition, current type and application. 

In 2018 Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Building Plant expects to produce 10 4ES5K electric locomotives for Russian Railways.