Was created a joint venture for tramways modernization
“BKM-Siberia” is a name of a tramways modernization enterprise organized by OJSC “Holding management company “Belkommunmash” and Novosibirsk town council on a base of SME “Cityelectrotransport”.
This enterprise is doing recovery and assembly of tramway wagons, trigger equipment, engines, and installation of the bodies, supplied from Belarus.
During the first year 12 tramways would be modernized for the city of Novosibirsk at the factory. For this purpose would be allocated 204 million rubles from the regional and city municipal budget.
Besides Novosibirsk it’s planned to get the orders from the neighboring regions, as there are tramway parks need renovation as well. According to “Belkommunmash” experts, by today the need for the tramways at the Siberia federal district is about 990 units.