Next year, JSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” intends to build 50 grain carriages of a new type at its own enterprise – Panyutinsky car repair plant. grain carriers

“Next year we plan to replenish the fleet of grain carriers, which are in high demand on the freight market. We are already forming an order for our Panyutinsky wagon repair plant for the manufacture of 50 new-type grain wagons, which are completely the company own development. We are launching the serial production of these cars “, – said the chairman of the board of JSC” Ukrzaliznytsia “Alexander Kamyshin.

This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to Railinsider.

He also added that the first grain wagon was manufactured and entered series production in 2019.

The total fleet of grain carriers of JSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” is 11.4 thousand units, and in the coming years the company plans to renew it.

The company has developed a concept for renewing the freight car fleet until 2028, approved on September 30, 2021 at a meeting of the Anti-Crisis Headquarters to restore the sustainable functioning of Ukrzaliznytsia JSC.

According to the concept, in the next seven years it is planned to build and upgrade almost 15 thousand grain carriers, including 3.6 thousand at the enterprises of the company.

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The wagon for grain transportation, model 19-6938, was developed by the Panyutinsky Wagon Repair Plant branch of JSC Ukrzaliznytsia, designed for bulk transportation of bulk food cargoes, requiring protection from atmospheric precipitation.

The prototype was manufactured in 2019, its volume has increased – 120 m³, while the maximum volume of old grain carriers is 94 m³. The design speed of the car is up to 120 km/h.

The car is certified and intended for operation on the railways of Ukraine and the member states of the Council for Rail Transport.

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