July 4, 2011. On Lyudinovo locomotive factory (Lyudinovo, Kaluga region, part of the company Ekaterinburg-transporno machine) the presentation of the prototype shunting locomotives TEM14, commissioned by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia.
The new locomotive is a locomotive vosmiosevoy with two diesel plants with total capacity of 2,400 hp, which can accelerate to 100 km per hour. The design of the locomotive provides modular basic units, due to the modern predzapuskovyh progrevateley provides easy starting in cold weather. Diesel unlike previous differ fuel economy by 20%.
In addition, the company has passed the symbolic start assembling the prototype of the first Russian shunting locomotive with a hybrid power plant TEC-9H SinaraHybrid.
It will be a four-locomotive, which will be installed eco-friendly internal combustion engine and energy storage system of lithium-ion batteries and supercapacitors. Because of this locomotive by 50% will reduce air emissions and 20% — the fuel consumption. It is estimated that the demand for such locomotives in Russia can not be less than 120 vehicles per year.