Review of the railway news of 25.10 – 31.10.2021 that you may have missed. Top-10 news of Railway Supply webportal.

1. KEVRZ was visited by representatives of Alstom 

PJSC “Kyiv Electric Car Repair Plant” was visited by representatives of Alstom Transport S. A.

2. Market capitalization of the largest public rolling stock manufacturers as of October 22 

Market capitalization of the largest public rolling stock manufacturers as of 22 October.

3. Azerbaijan Railway continues to develop railway infrastructure

Azerbaijan Railways CJSC continues the reconstruction of the Barda-Agdam, Horadiz-Agbend railway lines and the construction of a new railway branch Fuzuli-Shusha.

4. Hungarian Railways showed new 1st class wagons

The Hungarian state-owned passenger operator MÁV-Start is investing huge amounts of money in the passenger fleet.

5. The government made changes to the charter of UZ 

The Cabinet of Ministers adopted a resolution that amended the charter of Ukrzaliznytsia JSC.In particular, in the new version of the document, the item related to the selection of candidates for the positions of chairman and board members of Ukrzaliznytsia has disappeared

6. Who will have to write off more grain carriers in the next seven years?

Ukrzaliznytsia has presented a wagon renewal program for the next seven years.One of the tools for its implementation is the establishment of a limitation of the service life of wagons by prohibiting operation.

7. The owner of KVSZ offered to allocate UAH 31.5 billion for the purchase of freight cars

In the article “Joint thirty-year Odyssey of transport engineering of Ukrzaliznytsia”, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PJSC Kryukovsky Railcar Building Plant, Vladimir Prikhodko outlined problematic issues and a number of proposals to improve the situation in the domestic industry.

8. UZ wants to hire Deutsche Bahn specialists on a permanent basis with a KPI-linked reward

Ukrzaliznytsia JSC is ready to attract Deutsche Bahn specialists to the staff on clear terms with a KPI-linked remuneration, said Oleksandr Pertsovsky, director of the Ukrzaliznytsia Passenger Company branch.

9. Siemens explained what was wrong with the tender of UZ

Siemens explained what was wrong with UZ’s tender for the renewal of passenger rolling stock.

10. The purchase of 40 more diesel locomotives by UZ will allow to cover the need for diesel main traction – Sergey Pavlov

JSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” is considering the possibility of purchasing another 40 diesel locomotives of the American company Wabtec (GE), which will completely cover the need for diesel main line traction.

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