Latest technology Siemens in the field of railway transport

Upper Pyshma, 18.11.2010.

During the visit of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the plant "Ural Locomotives — a joint venture of the Group Ekaterinburg and" Siemens "- in upper Pishma the latest technologies" Siemens "in the field of railway transport.

During the visit, the President of JSC "Russian Railways" VI Yakunin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ZAO Sinara Group D. Pumpyanskiy and President of the "Siemens AG" P. Lesher presented the Prime Minister of the first example of a two-part freight locomotive type 2ES10, the contract for the supply for the needs of the Railways which was signed in May 2010. In the new engine in place 60% of engineering solutions, not previously used in the Russian mechanical engineering, and integrated the latest know-how "Siemens" in the field of drive technology and management.

There was also a presentation of the plans for the production of electric trains "Swallow", created on the platform Desiro. Its operation will be launched during the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014. To date, Railways and "Siemens" have signed contracts for the supply of 54 such trains. In the future, additional planned production of a total of 1,200 cars "Swallows" in Russia with the gradual localization of up to 80%.

The Russian Prime Minister also inspected the formation of a network of Russian suppliers for production of components for electric locomotives and trains. During the video conference, representatives of partner companies — "Siemens-Power" in St. Petersburg, "VSW" and "Kamensk-Metallurgical Plant" — told Putin about the process of establishing high-tech manufacturing components that meet high technical requirements and quality standards "Siemens".

Representatives of the "Siemens" also demonstrated the know-how in the field of design development of rolling stock using 3D technologies that can significantly streamline the process of creating new products and reduce the cost of its life cycle.

In the presence of the head of the Russian government of "Russian Railways and" Siemens AG "have signed an agreement to establish an engineering center to develop multiple units. According to the document, the partners intend to establish a long-term scientific and technological cooperation in the creation, production and testing of multiple units of rolling stock for the next generation with a width of 1520 mm and its components, sub-assemblies, components and parts. Scientific and technical cooperation in the framework of the agreement is the implementation and further development of the objectives of the Memorandum manufacturer, supplier OAO "Russian Railways" and the maintenance of modern Russian trains, signed May 27, 2010 and the Memorandum on the establishment of joint ventures for the production, delivery of JSC "Russian Railways" and maintenance of modern Russian trains, signed July 15, 2010.

It is assumed that the engineering center will be engaged primarily in the development, implementation and integration of design and technological solutions "Siemens" in Russian production.

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