Developments

1915

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
In the days of the First World War, the factory "Union" which soon became the military artillery factory, was evacuated from Riga to Moscow,. After the war the factory was named "Electrosila" and was producing electrical appliances.

1921

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
In November, The Resolution of the interagency budget committee of the Supreme Economic Council was accepted (dated November 17, 1921 — the Birthday of Moscow brake plant).

1923

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems
There were produced the first samples of the domestic air terminal (based on the system by Kazantsev F.P.) It was decided to abstain from foreign purchases of brake equipment.

1929

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
The diffuser based on Kazantsev system accepted as the main equipment for freight cars. 128,000 diffusers were produced.

1931

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
The College of MPS received the diffuser based on Matrosov system as a model for the railways of the USSR.

1932

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
Mass production of diffuser based on Matrosov system started.

1934

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
Due to the introduction of an underground in Moscow Matrosov designed the most advanced pneumatic equipment for brake and other metro systems, providing automatic brakes. Soon it was taken to production.

1935

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
The transfer of freight trains on the domestic auto brake is completed. The manufacture of electro-pneumatic and pneumatic instrumentation based on Matrosov system and brake equipment for the underground are assimilated.

1945

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
From 1941 to 1945, during the Great Patriotic War, 250 factory workers took part in fights. The factory produced trunks for the rocket projectiles for the legendary "Katyusha", the mines for 82 mm mortars, anti-aircraft machine gun assembly for installation, cartridge cases, the loops to the boxes for packing min. The factory produced a large batch of diffusers 42 MP based on Matrosov system for sanitary trains, which made it possible to almost double the length of the trains.

1949

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
The factory started the serial production of electro-diffusers for multiple units.

1951

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
The Government of the USSR passed a decree on the establishment of the Special Design Bureau of Break equipment Development.

1955

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
The Company developed, manufactured and tested electrical brake equipment for freight trains (the United States began to develop similar schemes only in 1993).

1958

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
From 1958 to 1959, the Company developed and implemented a range of devices in the production of electro-pneumatic brakes for passenger cars and locomotives.

1959

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
The Company designed and developed the production of electro-pneumatic brake type 337 for subway trains, resulting in increased speed and capacity of the trains.

1971

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
The Company introduced into the production brake systems for the first domestic high-speed trains and RT ER 200.

1973

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
Belevsky plant "TRANSMASH", which entered the union for the production of brake equipment, was launched and Industrial enterprise for the production of brake equipment (OPTO) "TRANSMASH" was created. Moscow and Pervomaisky plants entered the Production Association. Soon their reconstruction was started.
The company began the construction of the Belevsky plant and Corps of Engineers of MTZ Transmash.

1975

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
The company designed and developed the production of electro-pneumatic valve auto stop type 481 for the cruise control. It allowed to reduce intervals between trains.

1976

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
The company mastered the mass production of cargo diffuser type 483, which allowed conducting the train weighing 42,000 tons. At the end of the Ninth Five the plant was awarded with the Badge of Honor.

1981

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake systems.
To improve the brake control there was developed and mastered the production of the crane operator's underground type 013. This crane increased the reliability of the braking system of the train and made the controlling of the train more convenient. In the intermediate carriages driver cabs were eliminated, thus improving the capacity of the train.

1991

Developing and equipping the railway transport with brake-gears.
6-million 483 type luminaire output.

1993

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
The “TRANSMASH” public corporation was created in April 1993.

1994

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
Computer technologies are widely adopted in management and organization of production; tests of brake systems.

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
1995-1997: creation of new generation brake systems with higher security level, advanced diagnosis tools and using of microprocessor engineering in control systems.

1997

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
December, 5: creation of the Producers and Consumers of rail transport brake systems Association (ASTO).

1999

Developing and equipping metro transport with brake-gears.
Creation of microprocessor-using brake system to control and diagnosing brakes of type Yauza new generation trains. This improved brake efficiency, motion smoothness and passenger’s comfort level. The interrepair time became 3-5 longer, the maintenance charges reduced respectively.

2001

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
2001-2003: A unified brake system complex for cargo locomotives was developed, includes engine driver’s tap 130 and auxiliary brake tap 224 with remote control.
April, 5: The ASTO work program of launching the production of new generation vehicles brake system complexes was created and approved by Ministry of Communication lines.

Developing and equipping metro transport with brake-gears.
Creation of the “Rusich” coach brake system with extended operation opportunities both in tunnels and open-air sections.

2002

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
Start of serial production of the new type 483A luminaire for cargo vehicles.

2003

Developing and equipping metro transport with brake-gears.
Developing and testing of rail bus brake system.

2004

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
A unified brake system complex for passenger locomotive is developed; creation of type 242 luminaire prototype for coaches. Prototypes of the main part 483B.010 of the type 483A luminaire are created.
Developed and tested: 105A and 236 reducers; 172-1 auxiliary brake tap.

Developing and equipping metro transport with brake-gears.
New generation coaches’ brake system developed and advanced. 363-3M stall valve and 248 electropneumatic device block developed and being tested.

2005

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
Prototypes of the main part 483.400 of the type 483A luminaire are created. 030 building block of brake equipment for passenger locomotives; 467-1 brake blocking block are developed.
Developing and equipping metro transport with brake-gears.
Type 269 electropneumatic blocks are developed.

2006

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
266-1 electropneumatic emergency braking valve for remote control is developing.

Developing and equipping metro transport with brake-gears.
045M automatic control switch; 013B engine driver’s tap are developing.

2007

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
A pilot batch of type 180 brackets is produced in addition to type 483A luminaire. Developed: 010B-2 building block of brake equipment for cargo locomotives; 150I-1S electropneumatic auto-stop valve; 130-2 engine driver’s tap with remote control; 266A-1 electropneumatic emergency braking valve for remote control. Stand K – UKTOL-G with parameter registration (check-up of the UKTOL-G unified brake-gear complex for cargo locomotives.

2008

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
Start of serial production of 242-1 luminaires for passenger vehicles. Created: prototypes of 483A-05 (with 483B.010 main part) luminaires, type 180 brackets.
Developed: type 215-1 control tap; type 010-3 2 building block of brake equipment for cargo locomotives; type 254-1 auxiliary brake tap. . Stand K – UKTOL-P with parameter registration (check-up of the UKTOL-G unified brake-gear complex for passenger locomotives. Electropneumatic automatic K242 stand for 292M and 242 luminaire check-up is developed and being tested.

Developing and equipping metro transport with brake-gears.
Adoption of pneumatic brake control system of 81-717.6/81-717 metro coaches.
Embedded pneumatic brake control systems of subway cars 81-717.6/81-717.6.

2009

Developing and equipping rail transport with brake-gears.
Start of serial production of the 484.400 main part of type 483A luminaire.
Start of serial production of the 483B.400 main part of type 483A luminaire.
Creation of 271 end tap prototype. Models developed: 224D auxiliary brake tap with remote control; 151 D-1 electropneumatic auto-stop valves with remote control, 348M reducer.

Developing and equipping metro transport with brake-gears.
Adoption of 81-740.4/81-741.4 coach (increased capacity and comfort level) brake-gear.
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