Prototype model is ready
In 2011, Belarusian Railways is to begin construction of a workshop to assemble locomotives at Lida locomotive depot. Twelve locomotives are to be built annually, destined for use by Belarusian Railways and by domestic industrial enterprises who need locomotives for their approach roads. Some will also be exported within the CIS.
The first Belarusian maneuverable locomotive has been presented at a meeting of railways engine drivers, hosted by Lida, part of a project implemented jointly with Czech CZ LOKO a.s.