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    RM Rail develops the people’s bogie

    2021-10-06T12:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Rolling stock manufacturer RM Rail has developed a 25 tonne axleload bogie in conjunction with St Petersburg State Transport University. The Type 18-9891 Type 3 GOST 9246-2013 bogie is designed to have less impact on the track than a 23·5 tonne design, while minimising flange ...

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    RM Rail to begin series production of covered van design

    2020-02-08T06:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Wagon manufacturer RM Rail has obtained certification for its Type 11-1268 van design, and expects to begin series production in March. The design offers an axleload of 23·5 tonnes, a capacity of 68 tonnes and a floor area of 52·8 m2. The wide-opening door is suitable ...

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    RM Rail expands hopper wagon range

    2019-12-08T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: RM Rail’s Ruzkhimmash plant has developed a further four types of hopper wagon, taking its wagon range to 78 designs. The Type 19-1273 (-01) and 19-1274 (-01) are designed to carry mineral fertilisers or grain, with a corrosion-resistant internal protective coating making them suitable for transporting ...

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    Production of high-capacity container wagons begins

    2019-09-08T06:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: RM Rail has begun mass production of Type 13-1284 high-capacity container flat wagons, following work to modernise its Ruzkhimmash factory in Saransk. The wagons have a 23·5 tonne axleload and capacity of 69·8 tonnes, with the automatically welded structure offering a design life of 32 years. ...

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    Teardrop-shaped cement wagons ordered

    2018-11-19T13:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: RM Rail has won orders to supply Russia’s Gazprombank Leasing and VEB-Leasing and Kazakhstan’s largest cement manufacturer with a total of more than 1 000 Type 19-1217 cement hopper wagons by September 2019. The wagon manufacturer said the Type 19-1217 has an ‘innovative’ teardrop shaped body giving a capacity ...

  • RM Rail displayed a Type 19-1259 grain hopper and Type 13-1258 flat wagon at Expo 1520 (Photo: Toma Bacic).
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    Hoppers and heavy loads

    2017-09-15T08:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: RM Rail displayed a Type 19-1259 grain hopper and Type 13-1258 flat wagon at the Expo 1520 trade fair in Shcherbinka. The hopper has a tare weight of 24 tonnes a capacity of 76 tonnes or 127 m3, while the flat wagon is designed for the transport of various ...

  • RM Rail has obtained certification for two designs of flat wagon designed for heavy loads and a service life of 32 years.
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    Flat wagons certified

    2017-04-25T06:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: RM Rail has obtained certification for two designs of flat wagon designed for heavy loads and a service life of 32 years. The Type 13-1258 wagon is designed for transporting wheeled and heavy crawler vehicles, steel structures, heavy containers, tank containers for dangerous goods of up to 36 tonnes ...

  • RM Rail is to supply a further 225 wagons to Cuba.
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    RM Rail signs Cuban wagon contract

    2017-03-11T07:00:00Z

    CUBA: Russian rolling stock manufacturer RM Rail has signed a contract to supply a further 225 wagons to Cuba, following on from 363 wagons which were delivered last year. The latest order covers 50 sugar hopper wagons, 70 60 ft container flat wagons and 105 covered vans. The 1 435 ...

  • Innovative wagon designs, an increase in exports and expansion of the range of castings are included in RM Rail’s priorities for 2017.
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    RM Rail aims to increase wagon exports

    2017-01-27T12:10:41Z

    RUSSIA: The development of innovative wagon designs, an increase in exports and expansion of the range of castings offered are included in wagon manufacturer RM Rail’s priorities for 2017, according to CEO Pavel Ovchinnikov. The company significantly developed its export activities in 2016, supplying wagons and components to Iran, Cuba, ...

  • RM Rail has built 363 wagons for Cuba.
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    Cuban wagon order completed

    2016-09-02T12:51:00Z

    CUBA: Ambassador to Russia Emilio Lozada attended a ceremony at the plant of rolling stock manufacturer RM Rail at the end of August to mark the dispatch of last of 363 wagons ordered from the Russian company by Empresa Proveedora General del Transporte. The contract finalised last year covers 163 ...