General Electric to supply 30 diesel locomotives to Ukraine for Ukrzaliznytsia modernization
Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly held a meeting with President and CEO of U.S. General Electric Transportation Rafael Santana to joint project of Ukraine's railway modernization, the Ukrainian Embassy to the United States has reported.
"In particular, the Ambassador stressed the importance of finalizing of the Long-term Framework Agreement between Ukrzaliznytsia and GE, that will allow to bring the American company's world class locomotive technology to Ukraine," the embassy said on its Facebook page on Tuesday.
Special attention Chaly paid to the issue of localization of the production of new GE locomotives in Ukraine as well as the modernization of existing fleet.
"In this regard, sides agreed that the delivery of the 30 new diesel GE Evo locomotives will be the first step for further partnership between Ukraine and General Electric, including cooperation in the energy sphere, infrastructure and healthcare," the embassy said.