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TMH to Manufacture 5 Class 3ES5K Electric Locomotives for Uzbekistan Railways in 2020
19 May 2020 y.

TMH to Manufacture 5 Class 3ES5K Electric Locomotives for Uzbekistan Railways in 2020


TMH, the largest manufacturer of rail and urban rolling stock in Russia and CIS, will build 5 mainline freight AC electric locomotives Class 3ES5K for the needs of Uzbekistan Railways.

The contract was signed with Uzbekistan’s national rail operator JSC Uzbekistan Railways (“O‘zbekistontemiryo‘llari”).

These machines will be produced by TMH Novocherkassk Plant (NEVZ) in Rostov. The customer will receive the most recent modification with bi-axis traction control.

To this day, Uzbekistan Railways owned 2 Class 3ES5K electric locomotives, purchased in 2018.

Class 3ES5K is in production at NEVZ since 2007; a total of 1000 units were manufactured. These vehicles’ model line additionally includes a 2-section version (Class 2ES5K) and a 4-section version (4ES5K); a one-section version (Class E5K) can be ordered as well. These locomotives are widely used by Russian Railways, in Uzbekistan and Ukraine (the 2-section version).