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Transmashholding and Federal Passenger Company have signed a contract for 3730 passenger coaches shipped before 2025
14 February 2019 y.

Transmashholding and Federal Passenger Company have signed a contract for 3730 passenger coaches shipped before 2025


OJSC Tver Carriage Works (TVZ, part of Transmashholding) and JSC Federal Passenger Company, in the presence of the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, have signed a contract to supply 3730 locomotive traction passenger coaches in the years 2019 – 2025. 

The CEO of FPK Petr Ivanov and the CEO of TVZ Andrei Solovey left their signatures under the document. 

The contract provides for research, development, manufacturing, and certification of the new coaches. Tver Carriage Works will undertake manufacturing of all rolling stock outlined by the contract. The factory will organize the production of new coach models, mentioned as “Coach-2019”, “Coach-2020”, and “Coach-2023”. Shipments will include various types of carriages: standard, double-decker, sleeper, staff, open, diner, seating, and entirely new “push-pull” variations.

The rolling stock will fully comply with all safety, reliability, and comfort requirements extended by FPK.

Andrei Solovei, the CEO of TVZ: “Transmashholding highly values the growing level of cooperation with FPK. We thank our partners for their trust, and firmly intend to deliver upon the high expectations. Our rolling stock will utilize the best available technology. The contract carries an outstanding meaning to TVZ and the industry as a whole – it will not only fill our production capacities, but also create incentives for smooth, incremental development of the Russian coach building throughout the upcoming years.”

Igor Rudenya, the Governor of Tver Region: “This contract is an important milestone for the Russian coach industry and railroad transportation. One of the biggest companies from Tver is setting up on a long-term trajectory of consistent growth, ready to contribute to strategic goals of the national economy.”