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Revenues Grow at Transmashholding

Transmashholding (TMH), the largest manufacturer of locomotives and rail equipment in Russia, reports it increased revenues by 22% in 2016 to Roubles 120bn ($US 2bn), as compared with 2015.

Transmashholding EMU
EP2D © Transmashholding

The largest increase was recorded in sales of EMUs and amounts to 49% (from 174 to 259 units, including 121 units of EP2D train cars in 2016). Sales of double-deck coaches went up by 23% (from 70 to 86 units), while the sales of single-deck compartment coaches and open-plan carriages grew by 317% (from 35 to 146 units).

TMH sold 15% more metro cars (increase from 235 to 271 units). In 2016, the major part of DMUs supplies to Serbia also took place (52 cars as compared with 4 cars last year).

Positive dynamics have been observed in the business with freight diesel locomotives – 48% surplus (202 sections of 2TE25KM locomotives in 2016 vs. 136 sections in 2015). In total, sales of main-line diesel and electric locomotives have increased by 6% (from 267 to 283 locomotive sections).

During 2016, various prototypes of innovative railway vehicles were introduced: new-generation metro train ‘Moskva’ (Moscow), freight main line diesel locomotive TEM28, new version of NPM2M industrial electric locomotive as well as trolley-electric locomotive with batteries for metro system maintenance; refurbishment of metro cars for Budapest started. In the past year, new EP2D and EP3D DC and AC EMUs were developed.

Original article © Transmashholding.

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