Cuban import agency Tradex signed a contract with Sinara for 60 type TGM8KM and 15 TGM4 locomotives in July 2016 in a deal which also includes the rehabilitation of UFC’s José Casamayor works in Havana.

The first TGM8KM will be delivered to Cuba in May 2017 and a further 14 units will be shipped in September and November 2017.

A large batch of spare parts for the existing Cuban fleet of TGM locomotives will be delivered in November 2017.