Ural Locomotives Limited Liability Company based in Verkhnyaya Pyshma, Sverdlovsk Oblast is a joint venture between Sinara Group and Siemens AG established at the site of the former Ural Rolling Stock Manufacturing Plant.
In the course of the regular round of high-level Russian-German intergovernmental consultations in Munich in a tripartite agreement on establishing a joint Russian-German locomotive production was signed in July 2009 between JSC Russian Railways, Sinara Group and Siemens AG and started on July 1, 2010.
The core business areas for Ural locomotives are the design, manufacture, sales and maintenance of new-generation high performance and efficiency, consumer appealing and environmentally-safe traction rolling stock and electric multiple-units.
In 2006 the company launched manufacture and assembly of Class 2ES6 SINARA electric locomotives with commutator traction motors. Production of Class 2ES10 GRANITE DC electric freight locomotives with asynchronous traction drive started in 2010. The all-new Class 2ES7 AC freight locomotive was added to the company’s product range in 2013 followed by Lastochka five-car electric multiple units in May 2014.
The excellent workmanship was certified for compliance to ISO 9001 and IRIS — the quality standard for the railway industry.
Ural Locomotives’ substantial production capabilities and high technological potential allows meeting the engineering challenges associated with production ofhigh-tech rolling stock competitive against foreign-built products. World’s leading equipment manufacturers supplied their systems for the plant.
The company rolled out an investment project for transfer of advanced technology.
In 2011 JSC Russian Railways, Sinara Group and Siemens AG signed a contract for the supply of 1,200 cars of Lastochka new-generation high-speed electric multiple unit during the period from 2015 to 2020.
The all-new 95,000-square-meter EMU production facility was launched in 2013. The plant boasts aluminum welding, machining, painting systems and passenger train assembly fixtures supplied by world’s leading equipment makers. The new facility has the capacity for annual production of 250 cars of various types of trains or light rail vehicles.
Over 150 Russian electronics, machine-building and metallurgical engineering companies now form a full competence cluster around the high-speed train and power locomotive production site.
Company Management Board:
Alexander Saltaev, Director General
Tim Bräger, Chief Financial Officer