The mayoralty of Novosibirsk and the General Director of the management company of the Belarusian state enterprise “Belkommunmash” Vladimir Korol, going together to repair the trams. As stated on the website of the mayoralty of Novosibirsk, the city authorities received a proposal to create an enterprise for the reconstruction of trams on the basis of two tram depot.
The mayor of Novosibirsk Anatoly Lokot has told about plans on reconstruction of trams: “We take the old tram, dismantle it, leaving only the part that is not subject to depreciation wear, mainly is the frame of the truck. Put new springs, new suspension, new body – from Belarus. Electric system of the car, all the “stuffing”, produced at the enterprises of Novosibirsk”.
Mr King visited factories and enterprises of Novosibirsk as part of the delegation from Belarus. “It was he who proposed the establishment of a joint venture not just repair, but actually for the manufacture of new trams on the basis of two parks in Novosibirsk – Kirov and October tram depot” – said in a press release.
Most of the 140 trams in the city worn by more than 80%, according to the portal “Sib.FM”. According to the mayor of Novosibirsk, in cooperation with the Belarusian company can save 30-50% of the market value of the trams. Also the city hall will have to upgrade the tram rails on the streets of Zyryanovsk, Peace and Sibiryakov-Gvardeytsev is only 27 kilometers.