Demikhovo Machinebuilding Plant

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Demikhovsky Machinebuilding Plant
Native name
Демиховский машиностроительный завод
Open joint-stock company
IndustryRail vehicle machine building
Founded1935 (1935)
Key people
Oleg Pavlov Director-General, Boris Yurievich Bogatyriov, gen. director
ProductsElectric multiple unit
Number of employees

Demikhovo Machinebuilding Plant[1] or Demikhovsky Engineering Plant[2] (Russian: Демиховский машиностроительный завод, translit. Demikhovsky mashinostroitelny zavod, abbreviated DMZ) is a Russian open joint-stock company that makes trains. It has been awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour.

The company became part of Transmashholding in accordance with the Decree of the Governor of Moscow Region Boris Gromov of 20 July 2001, submitted to the departmental submission to the Committee on Transport, Moscow region.[3]


Railcar AM1-003, Mocăniță. «DMZ» builder AM-1: 1962 - 1972.
Electric multiple unit ED2T-0050

Since its inception in May 1935, the profile of Demikhov changed several times. There were activities in chemical engineering and the peat industry. But since 1992, the main products manufactured are electric multiple unit trains on 3000 V DC and 25 kV VAC at 50 Hz.

During its life, Demikhov has produced seventeen different types of trains and produced over 3,000 examples, operated in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan.[1]

In 2006 Demikhovsky produced and sold 571 trains of types ED4M, ED9M, and ED4MK). Various spare parts sold for nearly $40 million. In 2006 the company presented its new development, the ED4MKM.

In 2007 Demikhovsky produced and sold 630 electric trains of types ED4M, ED9M, and ED9MK.

In 2008 the electric intermodal passenger transport train ED4MKM-AERO was certified.

Product line[edit]

  • ED2T Electric (Electric Demikhovsky, version 2): a series of Russian electric direct current, commercially available from 1993 to 1999
  • ED9 (Electric Demikhovsky, 9th class): a series of alternating electric trainsets, produced since 1995
  • ED4 (Electric Demikhovsky, version 4): a series of Russian electric trainsets, produced since 1996
  • ED4MKM: the upgraded version of the electric trainsets ED4, produced since 2005
    • ED9E: an upgrade with energy-efficient electrical equipment, produced since 2012



  1. ^ a b "History of the plant".
  2. ^ "Demikhovsky Engineering Plant".
  3. ^ "DMZ today" (Press release). Retrieved 3 October 2016.

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Coordinates: 55°48′6″N 38°53′10″E / 55.80167°N 38.88611°E / 55.80167; 38.88611