One of the oldest Russian enterprises of the railway industry demonstrates high rates of development

One of the oldest Russian enterprises of the railway industry demonstrates high rates of development

Dmitry Chernyshov, the Deputy Head of the City Administration for Economics, has held a meeting with the team of the Rostov-on-Don Electric Locomotive Repair Plant, one of the largest enterprises of the railway industry in the country.

As Ravil Mustafin, the Chief Engineer of the Rostov-on-Don Electric Locomotive Repair Plant – a branch of the Zheldorremmash, JSC, said, the company is part of the "LokoTeh" Group of Companies and ranks third in terms of repair volume in the industry.

At present, the plant carries out medium and major repairs of electric locomotives, repairs of line equipment, and also manufactures mechanical processing production products. The number of employees is over 2,000.

As it has been noted at the meeting, the company reached an agreement with the Swiss company Bombardier Transportation (Rus) Ltd., according to which it was possible to localize the works on repair of the rolling stock traction equipment at the Rostov-on-Don Electric Locomotive Repair Plant and organize the technological equipment repair transfer.

In addition, the Rostov-on-Don Electric Locomotive Repair Plant allocates significant funds for social programs. Therefore, in 2017, social payments to workers and pensioners of the Rostov-on-Don Electric Locomotive Repair Plant amounted to about 24.5 million rubles.