One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

At this factory they produced a lot of things: steam, diesel and electric locomotives, tramcars, diesel engines, agricultural machinery, miliraty hardware, tanks, ammunition, ships, three submarines, and who knows what else!

Now, they produce diesel engines, electrical locomotives and diesel locomotives and this is what we’re going to show you.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

In this department they make component parts for locomotives. It was built in 1863.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

‘Kolomna Factory Turned 145!’

This stand depicts the history of the factory.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

With this laser cutting machine, they make locomotive component parts.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Its control panel.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Metal cutting.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

A lift device.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

With this compression bender, they make parts with lots of curves.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

They’re fixing something.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Hand welding.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

When all parts are ready, they assemble, for example, the body of the diesel locomotive TEP70.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Its body frame.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

In this department they make running gears.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Wheelpairs.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Shavings.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

In the departments, they have metal tile floor like this…

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

And like this.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

The factory’s total area is 124 thousand square meters, so the best way to move around is by car. The total length of the railroad exceeds 100 kilometers.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

A shunting locomotive is pulling the body of an electric locomotive to the assembly shop.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

The ТGМ6А.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Assembly.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

This diesel locomotive is about to be painted.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

The EP2К 125.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Trolley installation.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Running gear assembly.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

The TEP70BS.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Here they check the locomotive’s electric.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Depending on the type of the locomotive they have to test, this stand generates 3000 volts of direct current or 27000 volts of alternating current.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

The electric locomotive EP2K needs 3000 volts of direct current to run.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

Its cabin.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

The engine room.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

The passenger electric locomotive EP2K.
Current: direct, 3000 V;
Power: 4800 kW (6437 hp);
Wheel arrangement: 3о-3о;
Track: 1520 mm;
Speed: 160kmh.

One Of The Largest Locomotive Construction Factories In Russia

The passenger diesel locomotive TEP70BS.
Power: 2942 kW (4000 hp);
Wheel arrangement: 3о-3о;
Track: 1520 mm;
Speed: 160 kmh;

Location: Kolomna

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