United Wagon Co news

News about Russian rolling stock manufacturer United Wagon Co.

  • UWC tank car Type 15-9993-03

    Custom-designed chemical tank wagon certified


    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has obtained federal certification for a custom-designed liquid chemical and hydrocarbon tank wagon, with the first batch being produced for the RN-Trans logistics subsidiary of oil company Rosneft. ‘In response to a request from our customer, we have custom designed a new ...

  • UWC 46 ft flat wagon

    Flat wagons for longer containers certified


    INTERNATIONAL: United Wagon Co has obtained Eurasian Customs Union certification for the Type 13-6724 high capacity container wagon design that it has developed for Laude Smart Intermodal, which ordered 1 000 last year for use on Russia – Poland services. The Type 13-6724 wagon was designed ...

  • UWC Laude Smart wagon

    Russian-built 1 435 mm gauge wagons approved for EU use


    EUROPE: United Wagon Co has obtained type approval from the EU Agency for Railways for two types of container wagon, which it says is the ‘first time in modern history’ that Russian-built wagons will operate on 1 435 mm gauge lines in Europe. Approval for the ...

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    Kyrgyzstan Railways ‘keeping pace with the times’ at modern wagon servicing centre


    KYRGYZSTAN: Russian company United Wagon Co has opened an authorised service centre in Bishkek to provide warranty and post-warranty maintenance for modern wagons it has supplied. Repairs will be undertaken by national railway KTJ, which will maintain a warehouse with stocks of components. UWC has designated ...

  • UWC Type 13-6903 container wagon

    RB Group orders 3 600 wagons for Asia – Europe traffic


    RUSSIA: RB Group has ordered 3 600 Type 13-6903 container wagons from United Wagon Co. The 80ft wagons have a capacity of 74·5 tonnes and can carry 20, 30 or 40 ft containers including refrigerated containers and tank containers of up to 36 tonnes. ‘The container ...

  • UWC liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tank cars

    United Wagon Co wins Estonian export order


    ESTONIA: Skinest Rail has awarded Russia’s United Wagon Co a contract to supply 23 LPG tank cars for use in the Baltic States from June. The Type 15-6855 wagons will have 25 tonne axleload Type 18-9855 bogies, a capacity of 86·7 m³, maintenance intervals of 1 ...

  • UWC wagons in Guinea

    Partnership to supply ‘world class’ wagons for African railways


    AFRICA: Russian rolling stock manufacturers Tranmsmashholding and United Wagon Co have agreed to work together to supply ‘world class’ wagons and components to customers across Africa. The agreement announced in December aims to combine UWC’s expertise in the wagon sector with TMH Group’s global reach and regional ...

  • Freight train in Mongolia.

    UWC to supply first 25 tonne axleload wagons to Mongolia


    MONGOLIA: Financing company Bodi International has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply 810 high capacity open wagons which will be used to carry coal from the Tavan Tolgoi deposit in southern Mongolia for export to China. The Russian manufacturer said these would be the first ...

  • UWC timber flat car

    Leasing company orders timber wagons


    RUSSIA: Leasing company Dessa has awarded United Wagon Co’s Tikhvin plant a contract to supply a further batch of Type 13-6895 flat wagons for timber traffic. The wagons are to be delivered in Q1 2021 and will be leased by Sodex. The 60 ft wagons with 25 ...

  • UWC Industrial Site

    Railgo to test tank wagons


    RUSSIA: Rolling stock owner Railgo has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply 200 Type 15-9993 tank wagons for transporting petroleum products, which it will use to assess the design’s operational advantages before taking a decision on future purchases. Railgo is one of the 10 largest ...

  • ru UWC grain hopper wagons

    Wagons to reduce grain delivery costs


    RUSSIA: This month Eskom-Agro will take delivery of a batch of United Wagon Co Type 19-9549 hopper wagons which are being financed by RSHB Leasing. Designed to transport a wide range of grain and grain mill products, the wagons have 25 tonne axleload bogies and a capacity ...

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    Laude Smart Intermodal orders 1 000 wagons to carry non-standard containers


    POLAND: Logistics company Laude Smart Intermodal has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to design and supply 1 000 flat wagons for carrying containers on the Russia – Poland corridor. Announcing the order on September 14, UWC said its Type 13-6724 would be the first 1 520 ...

  • UWC box cars for RailSpetsTrans

    RailSpetsTrans orders 300 wagons


    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 ...

  • UWC articulated tank car for light oil products

    Articulated light oil tank wagon certified


    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has obtained operating certification for its Type 15-629 six-axle articulated tank car for carrying light oil products. It runs on 25 tonne axleload bogies and is designed to make the most efficient use of capacity when transporting light oil products with a density ...

  • UWC's box car

    Covered van order signed


    RUSSIA: Manufacturer United Wagon Co, leasing company TransFin-M and freight forwarding company FT Logistic have signed an agreement for the supply of 200 Type 11-6874 covered vans by the end of next year. Intended for carrying large lightweight or heavy small-sized goods, the wagons have 25 tonne ...

  • UWC food-service tank car

    Trans-Servis orders food product tank wagons


    RUSSIA: Trans-Servis has awarded United Wagon Co’s TikhvinSpetsMash plant a contract to supply a batch of 15-6900-04 tank wagons designed for transporting food products such as molasses and vegetable oils. The wagons have 25 tonne axleload bogies and a capacty of 56 m3 or 74·4 tonnes, up ...

  • UWC's tank car for transportation of molten sulphur

    Electrically heated molten sulphur wagons delivered


    RUSSIA: Ivanomorsk TPK has taken delivery of a batch of UWC TikhvinChemMash molten sulphur wagons for use by Norilsk Nickel. This follows the delivery last year of wagons for sulphuric acid traffic. UWC said the Type 15-6913 molten sulphur wagon was one of the most technologically sophisticated ...

  • New robotics at Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant

    Robotic welding at Tikhvin wagon factory


    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has installed a robot for welding open wagon components at its Tikhvin plant, ensuring high quality welds by minimising human variability. The company said the robot would release highly-skilled specialist electric gas welders to undertake other work which requires semiautomatic welding. The robotic ...

  • ru - UWC tank car for technical grade sulphuric acid

    Sulphuric acid wagons delivered to Siberia


    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has supplied Transport Logistics Systems with a batch of 77 tonne/44 m3 capacity Type 15-9545 sulphuric acid tank wagons. This is the first order TLS has placed with UWC, and its first for the latest generation of specialised wagons. ‘Siberia is one of ...

  • UWC timber flat car

    High-capacity timber wagons ordered


    RUSSIA: Leasing company Dessa has ordered a further batch of timber wagons from United Wagon Co. They are scheduled to be delivered by end of May, and will be leased to Sodex. The Type 13-6895 has a capacity of 72∙5 tonnes or 155 m3, which is up ...