Modernization of multiple units rolling stock means full or partial rebuilding of a rolling stock unit with or without changing functional tasks and/or load-bearing structures in relation to the given model structures defined by the manufacturer.
When implementing modernization projects, JSC “VRC Zasulauks” pursues 5 main essential tasks:
The modernization projects comprise the following main elements:
Regarding the modernization of trains, JSC “VRC Zasulauks” has established a successful cooperation with the stockholder of the Company, JSC “RĪGAS VAGONBŪVES RŪPNĪCA”, and, since 2006, both companies carry out modernization of electric trains and diesel trains. The first and up to now the most significant modernization project with extension of service life of 68 electric train cars was implemented in 2006-2008.