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14.03.2012

TRAINER FOR DRIVERS OF HYUNDAI ROTEM ELECTRIC TRAINS INSTALLED AT DARNYTSIA STATION

At the training unit of the Darnytsia station of Pivdenno-Zakhidna railways a trainer for the drivers of Hyundai Rotem electric trains has been installed.

At present, the trainer is being set up, and all systems are being connected. After tests, training of the drivers will start.

The model of the drivers' cabin has a desk control console, a communications and signal systems, a 3D panoramic view of track sections with all facilities within the field of vision of the drivers.

Sections of Kyiv-Kharkiv route were photographed to model realistic conditions.

In addition, the trainer models the operation of braking and other systems of the Hyundai Rotem train.

As reported, the first two Hyundai Rotem interregional electric trains have arrived to Ukraine. The third and fourth trains have been loaded on ships. They are to be supplied to Ukraine by sea in mid-April, and the fifth and sixth ones in the first ten days of May 2012. The trains will be put into operation by June 1, 2012.

Under a contract with South Korea's Hyundai Rotem on the acquisition of ten trains, the other four trains will be shipped by late 2012.