January 03, 2014

CNR completes delivery of locos to Uzbekistan

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THE final four out of a total of 11 electric freight locomotives have been delivered to Uzbekistan Railways (UTY) by a consortium of CNR Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stock together with China National Technical Import and Export Corporation (CNTIC).

The $US 44.4m contract was funded by a loan of $US 42.17m from China's Eximbank with UTY funding the balance. The loan is for 20 years with a five-year grace period.

The locomotives form part of UTY's 2011-2015 plan to modernise its motive power and rolling stock fleet.

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