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  • ru - UWC tank car for technical grade sulphuric acid
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    Sulphuric acid wagons delivered to Siberia

    2020-05-08T10:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has supplied Transport Logistics Systems with a batch of 77 tonne/44 m 3 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. ...

  • UWC timber flat car
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    High-capacity timber wagons ordered

    2020-04-26T06:00:00Z

    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 m 3 , ...

  • UWC's tank cars for transportation of concentrated nitric acid
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    Technically advanced nitric acid tank wagons in production

    2020-04-21T08:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: ‘Tank cars for transporting concentrated nitric acid are among the most technically advanced products in our portfolio’, said Deputy CEO for Commerce Marketing Boris Myagkov when United Wagon Co announced an order to supply fertiliser producer EuroChem with a batch of 14 Type 15-6901 ...

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    UWC wins Azerbaijan wagon orders

    2020-04-06T14:19:00Z

    AZERBAIJAN: Russia’s United Wagon Co has entered Azerbaijan’s railway market with two orders for its Tikhvin plant to supply 25 tonne axleload wagons. Soyuzkontakt-Trans has ordered 40 grain hoppers for delivery by the end of Q2 2020. These have a capacity of 120 m 3 ...

  • ru UWC hopper car for mineral fertilizers
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    TOAZ orders high-capacity fertiliser wagons

    2020-03-24T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Chemical producer Togliattiazot has ordered 200 mineral fertiliser hopper wagons from United Wagon Co, with deliveries from the Tikhvin plant anticipated by the end of May. UWC said this was the customer’s first order for wagons built to the latest generation of designs. The Type ...

  • Tikhvin-produced flat cars for Laude Smart Intermodal SA
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    Laude Smart Intermodal orders heavy-duty container wagons

    2020-02-15T06:00:00Z

    EUROPE: Polish company Laude Smart Intermodal has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply a further 200 Type 13-6851-01 flat wagons for carrying heavy duty containers on the 1 520 mm gauge Russia – Poland corridor. The latest batch of wagons is scheduled to be ...

  • UWC six-axle articulated hopper wagon
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    Articulated hopper wagons certified

    2020-02-14T13:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has obtained certification for two designs of six-axle articulated hopper car with 25 tonne axleload bogies. The Type 19-6978 is intended for grain traffic, and the Type 19-6978-01 for mineral fertilisers. Both types have a capacity of 160 m 3 or ...

  • UWC 1435 mm gauge flat wagon for Laude Intermodal
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    Polish operator orders high-capacity flat wagons

    2019-12-27T12:00:00Z

    POLAND: Laude Smart Intermodal has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply 200 Type Sgmmns 1 435 mm gauge flat wagons for transporting heavy-duty containers. The Russian manufacturer said the wagons it had developed would differ from similar vehicles available on the European market. They ...

  • ​United Wagon Co’s Tikhvin factory has completed the 100 000th wagon
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    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2019-12-13T06:00:00Z

    United Wagon Co ’s Tikhvin factory has completed the 100 000th wagon since it began production in January 2012. The open wagon is one of 20 000 which are to be delivered to State Transport Leasing Co by the end of 2022. UWC said there are ...

  • UWC articulated gondola car
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    Articulated open wagons offer 23% increase in load per unit length

    2019-11-26T05:01:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has obtained federal certification for two designs of articulated open wagon. It said these can increase the load per unit length by 23% compared to conventional designs, providing a significant boost to network efficiency without needing to change the infrastructure to accommodate ...

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    National Railways of Zimbabwe orders Russian wagons

    2019-11-11T11:29:00Z

    ZIMBABWE: National Railways of Zimbabwe has signed an agreement for United Wagon Co to supply 100 open wagons. They are scheduled to be delivered within 12 months of NRZ finalising an export loan with the assistance of the Russian supplier. The 1 067 mm gauge wagons ...

  • UWC flat wagon for TransContainer
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    TransContainer orders flat wagons

    2019-11-02T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Intermodal operator TransContainer has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply 100 Type 13-6851-05 flat wagons for the transport of heavy containers and tank containers. The contract announced on October 29 is TransContainer’s second for the type, following on from an order for 30 ...

  • UWC dump car
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    Gold miner orders side-tipping wagons

    2019-10-07T15:00:00Z

    KAZAKHSTAN: Gold and silver producer Polymetal has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply 55 side-tipping wagons to its Varvara site by the end of the first half of 2020. The Varvara opencast mine and processing plant is located in northwest Kazakhstan, 130 km southwest ...

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    VTG orders timber wagons

    2019-09-21T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Leasing company VTG Rail Russia has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply 150 flat wagons for carrying timber products. Deliveries are scheduled to be completed by the end of this year. The Type 13-6852-02 wagons produced at UWC’s Tikhvin plant have a 25 ...

  • UWC's tank cars for PhosAgro
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    PhosAgro orders technically sophisticated sulphur wagons

    2019-09-13T12:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Fertiliser producer PhosAgro Group has ordered a further 56 molten sulphur tank wagons from United Wagon Co. They are scheduled to be delivered from UWC’s TikhvinChemMash factory by the end of the year. PhosAgro has around 2 500 modern wagons supplied by UWC, and the ...

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    Wagons for heavy containers delivered

    2019-09-01T06:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Deltatrans has begun taking delivery of 60 Type 13-6903 wagons ordered from United Wagon Co. The wagons are designed for carrying heavy containers with a gross weight of up to 36 tonnes, including refrigerated and tank-containers with non-hazardous loads. They have a loading length of ...

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    Texol orders articulated LPG tank wagons

    2019-08-30T15:48:00Z

    KAZAKHSTAN: Texol Group has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply 400 Type 15-9541-01 articulated liquefied petroleum gas tank wagons by the end of March 2021. The Russian manufacturer said the wagons designed by its All-Union Research Development Centre for Transportation Technology and ...

  • The first of 160 articulated flat wagons which Deutsche Bahn has ordered from United Wagon Co’s Tikhvin factory in Russia have been sent for testing.
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    Russian wagons for DB on test

    2019-08-21T13:00:22Z

    GERMANY: The first of 160 articulated flat wagons which Deutsche Bahn has ordered from United Wagon Co’s Tikhvin factory in Russia have been sent for testing, with TSI certification expected by the end of the year Static testing and trial running is to be undertaken over several months, with ...

  • UniCredit Leasing has awarded United Wagon Co subsidiary TikhvinSpetsMash a contract to supply 50 timber wagons for use by Luzales, one of the largest logging companies in the Komi Republic.
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    Timber wagons ordered

    2019-07-05T11:21:00Z

    RUSSIA: UniCredit Leasing has awarded United Wagon Co subsidiary TikhvinSpetsMash a contract to supply 50 timber wagons for use by Luzales, one of the largest logging companies in the Komi Republic. An initial 30 Type 13-6895 cars are to be delivered by the end of the ...

  • GATX Rail Vostok has taken delivery of 26 molasses wagons of a new design developed by United Wagon Co.
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    Molasses wagons delivered

    2019-06-19T13:34:59Z

    RUSSIA: GATX Rail Vostok has taken delivery of 26 molasses wagons of a new design developed by United Wagon Co. UWC said the Type 15-6900-04 developed by its All-Union Research & Development Centre for Transportation Technology and manufactured at its TikhvinChemMash site was the only 1 520 mm gauge wagon ...