All Russia articles – Page 10

  • Transmashholding’s Bryansk Engineering Plant has rolled out its first 3TE25K2M diesel locomotive.
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    Heavy freight locomotives on test

    2017-02-23T14:54:09Z

    RUSSIA: Transmashholding’s Bryansk Engineering Plant has rolled out its first 3TE25K2M diesel locomotive, a three-section design developed from the twin-section 2TE25K Peresvet. Designed to haul 7 100 tonne freight trains on the 2 800 km Baikal-Amur Magistral route between Taksimo, Tynda, Komsomolsk-na-Amure and Sovetskaya Gavan on the Pacific coast, the ...

  • United Wagon Co’s TikhvinChemMash plant has begun series production of Type 15-6880-01 tank wagons for methanol producer Metafrax.
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    Metafrax takes delivery of ‘wagons of the future’

    2017-02-08T07:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co’s TikhvinChemMash plant has begun series production of Type 15-6880-01 tank wagons for methanol producer Metafrax. This is the second model of UWC tank wagon to use modern design techniques to increase capacity while complying with the GOST Tpr loading gauge, with the capacity of 71·7 ...

  • United Wagon Co's TikhvinChemMash has obtained certification for the Type 15-6913 molten sulphur tank wagon.
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    Technically complex tank wagon certified

    2017-02-07T14:00:27Z

    RUSSIA: Following testing, TikhvinChemMash has obtained federal certification for what it says is one of the most technically complex wagon types to be developed by parent company United Wagon Co's All-Union Research and Development Centre for Transportation Technology. The Type 15-6913 tank wagon is designed for carrying molten sulphur, with ...

  • United Wagon Co manufactured a total of 15 900 wagons in 2016.
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    United Wagon Co grows and diversifies

    2017-02-02T07:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co manufactured a total of 15 900 wagons in 2016, in line with its targets and representing a 28% increase from the previous year. Its target for 2017 is to increase output to between 18 000 and 20 000 wagons, by making more use of production capacity ...

  • 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, ...

  • United Wagon Co's TikhvinChemMash has delivered 20 chemical tank wagons to Metafrax.
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    Metafrax takes delivery of chemical wagons

    2017-01-25T14:25:40Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co’s TikhvinChemMash has delivered 20 chemical tank wagons to Metafrax, and is to establish a servicing centre at the chemical company’s production site. Designed to be suitable for a wide range of chemicals, the Type 15-6900-01 wagons which Metafrax plans to use for transporting formalin ...

  • United Wagon Co has obtained certification enabling series production of its Type 11-6874 high capacity van.
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    High capacity covered van approved

    2017-01-14T07:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has obtained certification enabling series production of its Type 11-6874 high capacity van, which it says has already attracted interest from potential operators. The wagon features high axleload 1 520 mm gauge bogies which, along with the absence of any body protrusions into the interior space, ...

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    Germany – China parcels train to run this year

    2017-01-07T06:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: A pilot eastbound postal service between Duisburg in Germany and Chongqing in China is to be operated in early 2017, after a westbound demonstrator which ran last year showed that rail could be a viable option for the parcels sector. As well as being cheaper than air and faster ...

  • Bashkir Soda Co has ordered more than 70 Type 15-6900 tank wagons from United Wagon Co subsidiary TikhvinChemMash.
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    Basalt fibre insulated tank wagons ordered

    2016-12-13T09:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Chemical producer Bashkir Soda Co has ordered more than 70 Type 15-6900 tank wagons from United Wagon Co subsidiary TikhvinChemMash to carry caustic sodium hydroxide. Deliveries are scheduled by the end of 2016. In a development which the manufacturer claims is ‘unique to the market’, these wagons will incorporate ...

  • Lokotrans has taken delivery of the first of 250 Type 13-6852 high-capacity timber wagons being supplied by United Wagon Co.
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    Lokotrans timber wagons delivered

    2016-11-12T15:21:00Z

    RUSSIA: Lokotrans has taken delivery of the first of 250 Type 13-6852 high-capacity timber wagons which are being supplied by United Wagon Co’s TikhvinSpetsMash business in co-operation with its Tikhvin plant. The 25 tonne axleload bogies mean the can carry a payload of 74 tonnes, and they have a capacity ...

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    Cost savings expected from tank wagon order

    2016-11-09T13:21:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co’s ТikhvinChemMash plant has won a second contract to supply to Ilim Group subsidiary Fintrans GL with tank wagons to carry chemical products including caustic soda. The order announced on November 8 will take the company’s fleet of modern tank wagons to around 50 vehicles by the ...

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    Moscow – Berlin Talgo starts on December 17

    2016-11-01T16:07:00Z

    EUROPE: Russian Railways is to launch its Moscow – Minsk – Warszawa – Berlin Talgo train service in December, the national railway confirmed on October 28. The first trains will depart from Moscow’s Kursk station on December 17 and from Berlin Ostbahnhof the following day, RZD said. Tickets are now ...

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    Cross-border container corridor

    2016-10-29T05:00:00Z

    ASIA: Freight trains between China and Russia have started operating over the Primorye-1 corridor in the Far East, following the completion of an infrastructure upgrading programme. Using a former China Eastern Railway alignment, the Primorye-1 corridor connects Harbin and Heilongjiang province with Russia’s Far East ports, providing direct access for ...

  • The first containers have been transported on the freight corridor from Mumbai to Moscow.
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    Mumbai to Moscow intermodal freight arrives

    2016-10-20T05:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: The first containers to be transported on the newly-established north–south freight corridor from Mumbai to Moscow arrived at the Vorsino freight terminal southwest of the Russian capital on October 12, 23 days after leaving India. The containers were loaded onto a ship in Mumbai on September 20, and travelled ...

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    United Wagon Co takes 100% ownership of Titran Express

    2016-03-30T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has acquired 100% ownership of the Titran Express plant, which has the capacity to repair and modernise more than 3 500 wagons per year at its plant in the northwestern city of Tikhvin, where UWC’s own wagon manufacturing business is based. The Titran Express plant will ...

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    United Wagon Co output up 28%

    2016-02-23T13:53:00Z

    RUSSIA: Increased production capacity and larger order volumes saw United Wagon Co manufacture a total of 12 400 wagons in 2015, a 28% increase on 2014’s total. Production in Q4 2015 reached 3 900 wagons, up 43% on the same period the previous year. The group obtained certification for six ...

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    Government support for Russian rolling stock manufacturers

    2016-02-11T09:07:00Z

    RUSSIA: Details of government support for the rolling stock manufacturing industry were set out by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on February 9. Speaking at Tver Carriage Works during a conference on the prospects for the rolling stock industry, Medvedev said the government’s objective was to ensure the profitable production of ...

  • United Wagon Co’s Type 12-6877 articulated twin-unit wagon.
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    Articulated open wagon unveiled

    2016-02-11T07:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Two prototype high capacity wagons have been unveiled by United Wagon Co, which said its latest designs have ‘no analogues’ in Russia or the CIS. Certification of the two 1520 mm gauge designs is expected in the third quarter of 2016. The Type 12-6877 articulated twin-unit wagon increases ...

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    GE and TMH announce Russian diesel engine joint venture

    2016-02-01T13:57:00Z

    RUSSIA: A strategic business plan for the formation of a diesel engine manufacturing joint venture at Penza in Russia was signed by GE and Transmashholding on February 1. GE said the project would address the locomotive needs of Russian Railways, and also supply engines for maritime and distributed power applications. ...

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    EVRAZ wheels certified as TSI-compliant

    2016-02-01T09:00:00Z

    EUROPE: Russian steelmaker EVRAZ NTMK has begun production of two more types of wagon wheel for the European market, after Czech railway research institute VUZ certified the production process as being compliant with TSI requirements. EVRAZ said the solid-rolled 920 mm BA 314 and ВА 005 wagon wheels are among ...