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ASTANA – Alstom, the French multinational rail transport company, started delivering Kazakh-produced Prima T8 electric locomotives to Azerbaijan in late December. Capital-based Electric Locomotives Assembly Factory (EKZ) plans to produce 40 freight locomotives for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars regional railway link operated by Azerbaijan Railways.
Launched in 2012, the EKZ plant is the result of a strategic partnership among Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), Alstom and Transmashholding, the Russian engineering and train manufacturer, Julien Naudy, Alstom General Director for the EKZ factory said in an interview for this story. The plant is …read more
Source: The Astana Times