UWC will supply 400 grain wagons to the Rail Pro holding
In the fourth quarter of 2021, UWC plans to fulfill the order of the Rail Pro transport and logistics holding for the production of 400 hoppers for grain transportation.
The relevant tripartite agreement was signed by UWC, the State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK) and Rail Pro. In June 2021, UWC and GTLK signed an agreement on cooperation in the supply of new generation cars, informs railway magazine Railway Supply referring to UWC.
Currently, 400 grain wagons manufactured by the Tikhvin Car-Building Plant (part of the UWC) are already in operation in the Rail Pro park.
In total, according to the UWC, as of June 1, 2021, there were 52,000 hoppers in operation on the Russian Railways network, including 19.1 thousand units. on bogies with an axial load of 25 tons, 71.2% of which are UWC production.
In the period from January 2016 to May 2021, the share of “UWC” in the production of grain wagons on the Russian market amounted to 50.5%