UWC box cars for RailSpetsTrans

RUSSIA: RailSpetsTrans and State Transport Leasing Co have placed an order for United Wagon Co to supply 300 vans by the end of the first half of 2021.

The Type 11-6874 covered van was developed by UWC’s All-Union Research & Development Centre for Transportation Technology and is produced at the TikhvinSpetsMash factory.

The 25 tonne axleload Type 18-9855 bogies provide the design with a capacity of 73 tonnes or 175 m3. The doors are suitable for forklift trucks, and there are internal lashing rings for securing the load.

The wagons are designed for a maintenance interval of 1 million km or eight years, and a service life of 32 years.