GE Transportation to Produce Locomotive Engine in Kazakhstan

GE Transportation; With the Kazakhstan Railway (KTZ) and TransMashDiesel companies, 90 signed a million-dollar deal.
According to the agreement, GE will establish a diesel engine production factory in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana. According to the agreement; companies are also planning to establish a joint venture company for the production of GE's 400 Evolution series diesel engines. The engines produced will be used in the marine and stationary power industry in Russia, Kazakhstan, Russia and other countries.
The new plant is intended to provide spare parts production, sales and service for the joint venture Evolution Series diesel engines. The new plant is scheduled to start production at the end of 2013, while 2014 is expected to produce its first diesel engine.
. In the Russian Region, we look forward to growing sustainably in rail systems, marine and stationary power plants, ray said Lorenzo Simonelli, Head of GE Transportation. The company also expects to expand its production volume in the factory in America for engines to be manufactured at the factory in Astana.
GE 12 Cylinder -4400 8 for the HP Evolution series diesel electric locomotives has invested a million dollars in the last 400 year. JSC Locomotive Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ), which is a subsidiary of KTZ, continues to operate on an area of ​​48000 square meters and has the capacity to install 100 Evolution series locomotives every year.
In 2012, KTZ 70 plans to buy GE locomotive and 64 maneuvering locomotive.

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