Electric locomotives from China
Belarusian Railway has signed a contract with China Electric Import and Export Corporation (CUEC) and CRRC Datong Electric Locomotive, whereby Belarusian Railway is to acquire 15 single-section alternating-current freight electric BKG2 locomotives. The locomotives will be delivered by the end of 2023. The cost of the investment is valued at EUR 64.3 million.
Belarusian Railway has been cooperating with China Electric Import and Export Corporation and CRRC Datong Electric Locomotive for ten years. During this period the Belarusian company has bought 30 freight electric BKG1 and BKG2 locomotives. (ben)