Siemens to supply traction transformers to Transmashholding

Siemens Traction Transformers has received the first frame contract from Transmashholding (TMH), Russian manufacturer of locomotives and rail equipment.

The contract comprises the delivery of traction transformers for the 2 Section 2ES5S locomotive which is a new generation of freight locomotives of TMH in Russia, the manufacturer states in the press release.

The frame contract includes first orders for 4 transformers that have to be delivered within a timeline in 2016.

The start for series production of locomotive is expected in 2017 with a project volume of 150 transformers until 2021.

Source: Siemens