The parties signed an agreement
Imago / TASS
An agreement on cooperation in the field of engineering and consulting services was concluded by Russian Railways, JSC Railway Engineering Center and Knorr-Bremse, the Russian Railways press service said.
“The agreement was signed in order to establish mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of engineering and consulting services, pre-design and design services, development of design, operation and repair documentation for the components of high-speed railway rolling stock and its production in Russia,” the statement said.
For many years, Russian Railways has been successfully cooperating with Knorr-Bremse. The signing of this agreement is a new stage in our cooperation, which will undoubtedly contribute to the development of high-speed rail services in the Russian Federation, ”said Sergey Kobzev, Deputy General Director and Chief Engineer of Russian Railways.
“Knorr-Bremse is the center of expertise for a number of high-speed train systems. Cooperation with Knorr-Bremse will significantly increase the competencies of our center’s engineers, ”said Alexander Kireytsev, Director General of JSC Railway Engineering Center, in turn.
JSC Railway Engineering Center was created by Russian Railways OJSC and Sinara-Transport Machines holding to develop competencies in the design and manufacture of innovative railway rolling stock and infrastructure in Russia. The center’s pilot project was the development and production of high-speed rolling stock in Russia with a speed of up to 400 km / h.
Knorr-Bremse is an expert in the production of brake systems for railway vehicles, air conditioning systems, exterior passenger doors, electrical and electronic equipment for high-speed rolling stock.