10 shunting locomotives of TEM18DM, designed to perform the export, transfer and shunting work at the sites of the region, arrived in operational locomotive depot Penza Penza region KbshZhD. Diesel locomotives are equipped with more spacious and comfortable cab driver, a modern economic diesel engine 1 PD4D.
The locomotive used on-board energy systems, microprocessor control and diagnostics, as well as the climate system in the cab. Modern equipment provides improved fuel economy, lower the cost of repair and maintenance of locomotives, as well as the improvement of working conditions for locomotive crews.
Lokomotiv TEM18DM available at the Bryansk Engineering Plant and is designed to work in a temperate climate with temperatures ranging from — 50 to + 40 C. This locomotive with electric transmission DC 1200 hp design speed of 100 km / h and a weight of 126 tons.