Mogilev Carriage Works wagon.

BELARUS: Mogilev Carriage Works has delivered its first batch of wagons built to modern designs developed under a November 2013 co-operation agreement with Russia’s United Wagon Co, which supplied components including the 25 tonne axleload bogies.

The 50 bottom-discharge open wagons of 75 tonne capacity have been delivered to Vostok1520 freight transport subsidiary of the UWC group, which will use them to carry coal from the Kuznetsk basin in southwest Siberia. MCW is to deliver a further 150 wagons by the end of the year, and has the capacity to produce up to 3 500 vehicles next year.