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Kambarka Engineering Works

Kambarka Engineering Works
Industry Rail vehicle manufacturing
Founded 1767
Headquarters Udmurtia, Russia
Products Locomotives and rolling stock

Kambarka Engineering Works - Full name: Open Joint Stock Company «Kambarka Engineering Works» (Russian: КМЗ or Камбарский машиностроительный завод). A rolling stock manufacturer, located in the city of Kambarka (Udmurt), Russia.


  • History Factory 1
    • Products 1.1
  • Main products 2
    • Diesel Locomotives 2.1
    • Passenger cars 2.2
    • Railroad freight cars 2.3
    • Other 2.4
    • Gallery products 2.5
  • See also 3
  • References and sources 4
  • External links 5

History Factory

Interior of plant workshop
Company Plant office

Construction of an iron work started in 1761 and opened in 1767. The foundry produced up to 60,000 tons of iron per year. In 1950 the company shifted its focus towards railway technology.


The companies product range consists of rolling stock, work trains for track maintenance and spare parts, primarily for narrow gauge railways with the track gauge between 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in) and 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) - 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in). Produced for: Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland,[1] Bulgaria,[2] Slovakia,[3] Argentina, Vietnam,[4] Cambodia,[5] Cuba,[6] Mali, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan,[7] Guinea-Bissau.

Main products

Diesel Locomotives

  • TU4 (1961–1972)
  • TU5 (1967–1973)
  • TU6 (1968–1971)
  • TU6A (1973–1988)
  • TU6SPA (1980 - 1993 - today)
  • TU7 (1970 - 1986)
  • TU7A (1986 - 2009 - today)
  • TU8G (1988 - today)
  • TU8P (1988 - today)
  • TU8 (1988 - today)
  • TU10 (2010 - today)
  • TGM40 (1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) Russian gauge and
    1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge, 1982 - today)

Passenger cars

Railroad freight cars


Gallery products

See also

References and sources

  1. ^ TGM40 in Poland (Polish language)
  2. ^ Series 81 (TU7E) in Bulgarien (English language)
  3. ^ TU7E (706.9) in Slovensko (English language)
  4. ^ TU7E diesel locomotives in Vietnam (English language)
  5. ^ TU8Р diesel locomotives in Vietnam (English language)
  6. ^ TU7E diesel locomotives in Cuba (English language)
  7. ^ TU8P diesel locomotive in Uzbekistan (Russian language)

External links

  • Official website Kambarka Engineering Works (Russian language)
  • Series locomotive TU7 / modifications (Russian language)
  • Modernization of the children's railway (Russian language)
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