Laude Smart Intermodal orders one thousand well railway wagons to carry intermodal containers.

Laude Smart Intermodal, Polish logistic company, signed a contarct with United wagon company to to desing and supply 1000 well cars to carry intermodal containers on the Russia – Poland corridor.

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As manufacturer explains, type 13-6724 would be the first 1520 mm gauge flat wagon to offer a loading length of 46 ft and capacity of 80 tonnes. This will provide the ability to transport a wide range of container types, including two non-standard specialised containers of up to 23 ft with a gross weight of up to 40 tonnes.

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Picture: www.laude.com.pl

The wagons will have a design life of 40 years, with the cassette bearings on the 25 tonne axleload bogies. These bogies are designed to reduce the frequency of removal for maintenance by a factor of four compared to older designed bogies. Deliveries to Laude Smart Intermodal would then be completed by the end of 2021, as railway magazine «Railway Supply» informs, referring to Railwaygazette