For the first six months of 2012 850 units of locomotives made healthier overhaul $ 6 billion. To modify an existing circuit design and manufacturing of new locomotives implemented service model locomotive manufacturers. As of July 1, 2012 4984 locomotive transferred to the service in the 53 operating stores.
In 2012, JSC "Russian Railways" will purchase 532 locomotives
for a total of 51.9 billion rubles. As the press-service of JSC "Russian Railways", for the period from 2008 to 2011 on the railway network of the company delivered 1,656 new locomotives for a total of 113 billion rubles.
Management of traction is the most difficult part of the work, which involves the formation of a single point of responsibility for operational work, the content of the locomotive fleet, training, education and the use of locomotive crews. Currently locomotive complex — it’s 16 regional directorates of thrust and 16 directorates repair locomotives, 146 and 112 operating locomotive repair depot, 10 locomotive repair plant of "Zheldorremmash", employing 235 million workers — the press-service of the company. During January-June 2012 the volume of traffic carried by the Directorate thrust was 2,044 billion gross ton-km, which is 4.2% more than in the same period of 2011. Also, an economy of energy resources for traction. In the electric savings of 151.9 million kWh in the amount of 332.7 million rubles, teplotyage saved 820 tons of diesel fuel in the amount of 20 million rubles. Thanks to the use in electric regenerative braking capability is returned to 680.1 million kWh of electricity.