First TEM9 With Cemix
On 6 April 2021, STM signed a contract with Cemix and LB Minerals for delivery of two Class TEM9 locomotives. Both companies form part of an Austrian-based manufacturer Lasselsberger Group, producing raw materials, building materials and ceramic tiles, and are located in the Republic of Bashkortostan.
The first one, TEM9-0157, was handed over to the customer on 31 May 2021, and is now on its way to Cemix at Abzelilovskiy Rayon (near Magnitogorsk).
The second locomotive, preliminary designation TEM9-0160, is scheduled to be delivered to Pervomaysky (near Izhevsk) in August 2021.