Park of the Belarusian Railway in 2012 enriched.
This year Belarusian Railway plans to buy six freight electric locomotive and three passengers. In addition, the Lida locomotive depot will produce 12 shunting locomotives for Belarusian Railway.
For urban lines of new format Belarusian Railway will purchase 3 passenger trains for regional lines - two business-class trains and 6 one wagon economy class diesel trains.
In 2012 the modernization of rolling stock is also planned. The installation of more economical diesel engines on a number of locomotives, as well as microprocessor-based control and regulation of electricity transmission systems. Locomotives will be equipped with new cabs with ergonomic control panels. Modernization will not only improve the technical condition of the locomotives and reduce costs for their continued care, but will reach 10-15% fuel savings and reduce the oil consumption by 2-2.5 times.
In 2011, the Belarusian Railways purchased 3 modern electric trains for the city lines, 2 electric business class for regional lines, and three passenger locomotives. Locomotive depot Lida manufactured 12 shunting locomotives for Belarusian Railway.
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