For three quarters of 2021 Ukrzaliznytsia carried out repairs of 15.2 thousand freight cars, spending 1.4 billion UAH on this.

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In the third quarter, 5.1 thousand units of rolling stock were repaired for the amount of UAH 433 million. This is twice as much as in the third quarter of 2020 (2382 units). However, less than in the second quarter of this year, when 5485 cars were repaired in the amount of UAH 573 million.

In early October, the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine presented the concept of the rolling stock renewal program in Ukraine, reports Railway Supply magazine.

According to the program, to meet the needs of the market until 2028, it is necessary to build 31,200 gondola cars (15,300 for UZ) and 14,660 grain carriers (7300 for UZ).

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