[AZ / Expert] AZ8A: Alstom presents its freight locomotive for Azerbaijan

Alstom today presented the first Prima T8 AZ8A electric freight locomotive for the Azerbaijan Railways (ADY). The event took place at Alstom’s site in Astana, Kazakhstan, where 40 such locomotives are being manufactured by Alstom joint venture EKZ.

The first AZ8A forms part of a 2014 contract awarded to EKZ by ADY for a total 50 locomotives, including ten Prima M4 AZ4A passenger locomotives.


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