SIA "LDZ ritošā sastāva serviss" (RSS) from 30 August until 2 September 2017 participates at the 6th International Fair of Railway Equipment and Technologies “EXPO 1520", where it presents the modernised 2M62UM diesel locomotive.
One of the first modernised 2M62UM diesel locomotives was taken to the fair in Moscow for display. Railway engineers from many different countries will have a chance to examine the modernised locomotive and RSS will be able to demonstrate the possibilities of the modernisation of 2-section diesel locomotives.
As the result of the modernisation, power of the locomotive has increased by 50%, but fuel consumption has decreased by 17%. Due to the decreased fuel consumption, CO2 emissions reach only up to 15 000 tons of per year. These upgrades will allow the railway carriers and their customers to decrease transportation costs.
RSS plans to upgrade in total 14 diesel locomotives of this type.
During the fair also conference "Railway Engineering. Perspectives, Technologies, Priorities." takes place, where the industry experts discuss the most topical railway engineering issues, their effect on the development of transport industry.
“Expo 1520” is the biggest exposition of this kind in the Eastern Europe and CIS countries. In 2015, the event brought together over 700 companies from 29 states worldwide. The fair was attended by 25,000 people.