Ukrzaliznytsia has accelerated the turnover of freight cars by 14%

Ukrzaliznytsia has accelerated the turnover of freight cars by almost 14%. Now this figure is 6.9 days, whereas in March last year it was 8 days. It is also managed to reduce the turnover of a loaded car from 3.3 to 3 days, informs Railway Supply magazine with reference to the press service of Ukrzaliznytsia.

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In addition, the average sectional speed of trains was accelerated. If in March 2020 it was 37.1 km/h, then by the end of March 2021 it was 37.3 km/h. The weight of a freight train for the same period on average across the network increased by 32 tons.

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The company also reports on the normalization of work with seaports, metallurgical plants and mining and processing plants. “Thanks to this, no cases of so-called abandoned trains have been recorded,” the message says.

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