Acting chairman of public joint stock company PAT “Ukrzaliznytsia” Board Yevhen Kravtsov informed in Facebook about arrival of the next consignment of GE diesel locomotives to Ukraine: «Another 7 new GE locomotives arrived to Chornomorsk at night. They left the USA about a month ago. In a few days they will be shipped for final assembling in Ukraine. We wait on the following consignment in two weeks.”
Also, the head of Ukrzaliznytsia has informed when new locomotives will start be operated on the railroad. “In this November 8 GE Evolution locomotives will start to work on the railroad. We plan to use them for carriages in the southern direction. I hope that we can receive the first 30 diesel locomotives before the end of this year,” wrote Yevhen Kravtsov.
I remind that the first of 30 General Electric freight locomotives for Ukrzaliznytsia have arrived to Ukraine on September 10. At the moment it is at Kryukov rail car manufacturing plant for final assembling.