«Logitech» will take part in the service of the locomotive of the Austrian Railways

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in foobarcontroller railroad. Archival photo«Logitech» will take part in the service of the locomotive of the Austrian Railways© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

Group of companies «Logitech» and OBB Technische Services-GmbH have signed a cooperation agreement in the field of modernization, maintenance and leasing of locomotives of the Austrian Railways, said the Russian company on Tuesday.

«The agreement is aimed at the increase of technical readiness of locomotives, development of innovative solutions for modernization of traction rolling stock and shared services locomotive OBB Technische Services-GmbH in Eastern Europe», — stated in the message.

Geography cooperation covers Austria, Hungary and the countries of South-Eastern Europe. OBB Technische Services-GmbH is interested in the modernization of the locomotives of the series BR1144 up to 80 units.

«The parties have agreed that the first stage of cooperation «Logitech» develop the technical concept of modernization of electric locomotives operated by the Austrian Railways. On its basis will be drawn up specification and schedule of work», — added in the message.

OBB Technische Services GmbH was founded in 2004, the company has 25 member enterprises for the repair and service of rolling stock in Austria and Central and Eastern Europe. Employs 3.6 thousand people.

«Logitech» manages the assets that provide service, repair, refurbishment and leasing of locomotives, production of parts and components for the railway industry. Production base is 10 locomotive repair plants and 90 service depots throughout Russia.