NEWS AND EVENTS
August 27, 2015
ECONOMY... The Tashkent Plant is getting to produce modern trams
The Tashkent Plant for Construction and Maintenance of Passenger Cars is getting prepared to implement several interesting projects in the near future. One of the projects comes to the production of modern Uzbekistan branded trams.
The project is conventionally divided into two stages. During the first stage in early 2015, the plant specialists embarked on the upgrade of two old trams Tatra T-3M. They are currently completing welding works on the car body, have reshaped the cabin, front side of the roof, the side of the body. The interior design is improved by new cladding materials, comfortable passenger seats, as well as large viewing windows. Once the Tashkent tram car fleet is upgraded, it is planned to begin the construction of the first domestic trams in the second phase.
Meanwhile, the specialists manage their routine work too. From now, it will also focus on new export perspectives. In the coming years the plant is going to become a significant player in the passenger car maintenance market in Kazakhstan.
\"The other day the plant has completed the depot repair of the first passenger car for the Kazakhstan Sary-Arka Company. We renovated the car body, the undercarriage, water and heating systems, doors, step boards, electrical equipment and interior. The contract with the Kazakh company has become a kind of a pass to the new market. Our partners were able to estimate the high level of our work and a willingness to address the most complicated technological problems. After delivering the cars we held successful talks on expanding cooperation with Sary-Arka,” said a representative of the plant.
He told about meetings with other big Kazakhstan companies that expressed interest in the joint work. The efforts would enhance the export capacity and increase the inflow of foreign currency into Uzbekistan.
(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)