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Ukrzaliznytsia, GE to transfer locomotive to Ukraine for testing

Staff Writer | July 16, 2016
General Electric will transfer a locomotive to Ukraine to demonstrate its capabilities on the Ukrainian railway.
GE locomotive
Trains   GE locomotive will be on display on the Ukrainian railways
According to the press service of Ukraine's Ministry of Infrastructure, General Electric and PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia signed a relevant agreement on July 14, 2016.

The locomotive of American production will arrive in Ukraine in the next two week. It will be on display on the Ukrainian railways for 120 days. Ukrainian experts will involve it in domestic rail transportation.

As reported, a memorandum of understanding between Ukrzaliznytsia and Canada's Bombardier to create a joint venture for production of traction rolling stock in Ukraine has been signed this week.

General Electric is a U.S. diversified corporation, a manufacturer of many types of equipment, including locomotives, power plants (including nuclear reactors), gas turbines, aircraft engines, medical equipment, photo equipment, household appliances and lighting equipment, plastic and sealants.