Republic of Moldova buys 12 new locomotives (according to the press service of CFM)
The Railway of Moldova has named GE Transportation as the winner of a contract to supply 12 General Electric locomotives to operate passenger and freight services. The 2982-kW diesel locomotives are scheduled to be delivered from early 2020.
The order announced on 6 November 2018 is worth €45m, including modernisation of the Chisinau locomotive depot. It is being financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development and the European Investment Bank as part of a €110m railway reform and modernisation programme.
GE Transportation said it was pleased that CFM had selected its locomotives for the fleet upgrade, and was working on finalizing the agreement.
CFM General Director Iurie Topala said tenders are also to be called for the modernisation of the Bender (Tighina) - Basarabeasca - Etulia - Giurgiule§ti line tp intensify the transit traffic between Ukraine and Romania.PrintBack to list