Sinara Transport Machines (STM) is building 75 of the four-axle single-cab locomotives for UFC at its Lyudinovo plant in Russia’s Kaluga Oblast.

The new locomotives will be based at Angosta depot at the port of Mariel for use for sugar cane traffic and general freight in the Western Division of UFC.

Fifteen drivers and 15 maintenance staff have already travelled to Russia for training on the new locomotives.