With the coordination between the workers organized in the Workers’ Productive Councils (CPTT) and the retired personnel of the Railroad Management, Venezuelan state company CVG Ferrominera is advancing in its Locomotive Recovery Plan to increase the production and transport of ferrous ore. Locomotive number 1045 has been the first to be put back into operation, the state company reported on its Twitter account @Ferrominera_CVG
With the arrival of spare parts, the 1045 locomotive was the first to receive the components for reincorporation into the ore transport fleet. Progressively other locomotives, eleven (11) SD-38 and ten (10) SD-70 are scheduled to be ready by the month of November this year.
👷🏽♀️🚂 #EsNoticia La Clase Obrera, los CPTT y personal jubilado de la Gerencia de Ferrocarril, avanzan con el Plan de Recuperación de Locomotoras que permitirá incrementar la producción y el despacho de mineral. ¡La locomotora número 1045 es la primera en ser repotenciada! pic.twitter.com/chmnbxLUck
— Ferrominera Orinoco (@Ferrominera_CVG) June 11, 2021
Among the technical jobs carried out by the Ferrominera workers are the repair and installation of the diesel engine and main generator of the locomotive, as well as the adjustment and assembly of six traction motors, the brake air system, air conditioning and the control system with modules.
Aimed at the New Socialist Management Model under the guidelines of the Bolivarian government, the Ministry of Industries and National Production, in coordination with the CVG and the management of the president of FMO, Abel Jiménez, work is being done on the recovery of the industrial park amid the criminal US and European blockade.
Translation: Orinoco Tribune