Russia’s largest manufacturer of freight cars, United Wagon Company, is to supply an order of new generation flat cars for timber transportation to softwood exporter, Vitebsk Sawmill.
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The latest agreement of a long-standing partnership, will see the innovative mineral hopper cars delivered to the Acron Group in 2022.
Building on a long-standing partnership between the two companies, UWC will supply EuroChem with 2,000 new generation hopper cars by June 2022.
The United Wagon Company has been successful in its tender to supply the freight cars to Mongolia, beating six other competing companies.
United Wagon Company (UWC) and Dessa have signed an agreement on the supply of an additional batch of new generation 60ft-long flat cars for the transportation of timber freight.
The order will be delivered by the United Wagon Company to EuroChem by the end of 2020 for the transportation of concentrated nitric acid.
The United Wagon Company hopper cars will be used by TOAZ for the transportation of mineral fertilisers, with delivery expected by the end of May 2020.
The Sggrs80 six-axle articulated flat car for transporting heavyweight containers, produced by United Wagon Company (UWC) for Deutsche Bahn, has successfully passed homologation and certification testing in Europe.
UWC, the largest producer of freight cars in Russia, will build the additional flat cars at their Tikhvin production site.
The hopper cars have the potential to increase Russia's rail network’s carrying capacity and reduce the price of transporting freight.
Upon delivery of the 25 new cars by the end of the first quarter of 2020, Arkhbum's fleet will rise to 305 UWC-produced units.
The contracts will see an additional 56 molten sulphur tank cars added to the United Wagon Company (UWC) fleet, complete with thermal insulation and heating system facilities.
The United Wagon Company (UWC) will supply 400 articulated LPG tank rolling stock to the TEXOL Group by early 2021 following the 400 already purchased at the beginning of 2019.
With the addition of the new contracts, the total number of cars produced by TikhvinChemMash (a UWC company) in the Shchekinoazot fleet will reach 396.