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.
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The order will be delivered by the United Wagon Company to EuroChem by the end of 2020 for the transportation of concentrated nitric acid.
Following recent projects and research into autonomous technology for trains in Russia, Technical Head of Development for Autonomous Trains at Russian Railways, Pavel Popov, explores how feasible an ATO future will be for shunting locomotives and commuter trains.
UWC, the largest producer of freight cars in Russia, will build the additional flat cars at their Tikhvin production site.
In the presence of the Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev and the Prime Minister of Mongolia, Ukhnagiyn Hurelsukha, an agreement between RZD International LLC and JSC Ulaanbaatar Railway (JSC UBTZ) was signed.
Evgeny Charkin, Director of Information Technologies at JSC Russian Railways writes that in this modern world it is impossible to ensure the further dynamic growth of any business without focusing on digitalisation. As such, Russian Railways Holding has started to develop digital technologies in order to safeguard its future.
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.
As the industry strives to transport more patrons, Russian Railways has seen an increase of nearly 13 per cent in passenger traffic since the beginning of 2019.
Russian Railways, the Sinara Group and Siemens Mobility GmbH have signed an agreement for the creation of an engineering centre which will focus on high-speed rolling stock,
The first Green Bond to be issued by a Russian company has achieved the lowest interest rate ever for a Russian Euro-denominated bond of any kind.
Russian Railways plans to invest €2 billion in electric rolling stock over the next three years, as part of ongoing plans to reduce the impact railways have upon the environment.
How does Russian Railways plan for and function when their network is faced with flooding conditions? Gennady Verkhovykh, Deputy General Director and Head of the Central Infrastructure Directorate for Russian Railways explains.
Among the projects under consideration within the memorandum, the document indicates the construction of a China–Kyrgyzstan–Uzbekistan rail line.
Connecting Chelyabinsk and Yekaterinburg, the new high-speed rail link funded by the RDIF and Siemens will stretch 220km and travel at speeds of 300km/h.
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.