MOSCOW, February 26 – RIA Novosti. The Russian machine-building group “Sinara – Transport Machines” (STM, part of the “Sinara” group of businessman Dmitry Pumpyansky) is guided by the latest trends in passenger rolling stock, but if there is an order, it is ready to modernize the “passenger railcar”, the company told RIA Novosti.
Earlier, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation published on its Telegram channel footage of the departure of employees of the Russian embassy in the DPRK to their homeland: since the railway service was closed due to the pandemic, they had to overcome part of the way on a railcar, which was pushed by the embassy employees themselves. The personnel aroused great interest of Internet users. “This type of domestic self-propelled rail transport, as a passenger railcar, does not currently exist and is unlikely to appear, since the development vector that is already being implemented is high-speed trains, the widespread introduction of” autopilot “technology, the creation of locomotives Private label in its development is focused on these technologies, but, if there is a corresponding order, we can modernize the “passenger railcar”, – said in STM.
“Sinara – transport machines”, the company noted, has the broadest scope of competencies in all segments of railway engineering – from track machines and diesel engine building to locomotives and passenger electric trains. In particular, the holding has a research center – an engineering company specializing in the development of innovative railway equipment from scratch. “We are constantly working on new types of equipment, focusing on the needs of our customers and the needs of the market,” the holding said. In particular, in 2020, private label received a record number of certificates of the Customs Union for new models (eight).