b'Engineer Innovation | Automotive & TransportationUral LocomotivesTrain manufacturer uses NX, Teamcenter and Simcenter to reduce time-to-manufacture by 40 percent Siemens Digital Industries SoftwareRussian conditions. The new trains were solutions help Ural Locomotives launchintended for Sochi commuter service Russias first modern high-speed electricduring the 2014 Winter Olympics. Then train in less than three yearsthey would serve other routes to provide direct links on tracks with both Birth of the swallowDC and AC power.High-speed trains shorten the travel time between the regions of a largeThe new Russian train design was based country such as Russia, and offeron the Siemens Desiro ML five-carriage excellent riding comfort. The first suchelectric train. The first 54 EC1 series train assembled in Russia was thetrains were manufactured by Siemens in Lastochka (the E2G make). It can goKrefeld Germany between 2011 and 160 kilometers per hour (km/h), and the2014.standard five-carriage train can carry up to 1,500 passengers. The Lastochka,To enable domestic production of the which means swallow bird in Russian,high-speed trains in Russia, in 2010 has been modified to better match theSiemens AG and Sinara Group countrys conditions: The electric trainestablished a joint venture called Ural can run in a tropical climate and in aLocomotives, LLC. Today the company frigid northern climate. The acceptablemanufactures DC (model 2EC6) and AC temperature range is from -40 to +40(model 2EC7) electric freight Celsius. The carriage door arrangementslocomotives and DC mainline electric are suitable for Russian railwaylocomotives (model 2EC10).platforms that can be installed at various heights. Ural Locomotives was under significant time pressure to not just assemble the The Lastochka development began inelectric train in Russia following the 2009 when Russian Railways ordered aoriginal German drawings, but to regional dual-mode electric train fromdevelop a complete design package that Siemens. The train had to be adapted tocomplied with Russian standards for the 30'