Astra wagons delivered to DB Cargo UK
UK: DB Cargo UK has begun taking delivery of 85 open wagons being supplied by leasing company VTG Rail UK which ordered then from Romanian manufacturer Astra Rail Industries.
The Type JNA four-axle wagons will be used to carry construction materials. According to VTG the vehicles have a ‘unique and enhanced specification’, with high-strength side walls, floors and cant rails making them more resilient to damage than older designs. They have a capacity of 60 m3, and track-friendly bogies permitting a high payload.