UWC business will create new opportunities in upgrading the fleet of freight cars in Russia

Roman Savushkin
Chief Executive Officer


United wagon company

United Wagon Company's strategic objective is a creation of an integrated provider of railway services in Russia and the CIS combining the operations of Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant and RAIL1520 lessor in conjunction with the freight car engineering and servicing capabilities.


UWC’s innovative railcars on CIS railway net

As of April 2014


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Business model


A unique company personnel

We believe that our business is as good as the people working in it. We endeavour to attract the best employees and to create a positive working environment. The company offers highly competitive terms and actively supports and promotes career development as well as professional training.


Mission and strategy

Meeting the market requirements in the new generation high quality rolling stock

  • To build up a fleet of up to 60,000 cars in 2016

  • Technological innovation and the best approach in the field of business solutions



Our business decisions are based on our key corporate values

  • Leadership
  • Sustainable development
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Human recourses


Principles and values

The defining feature of our company is the pursuit of technical excellence.



UWC's current fleet



March 2014


Our market - Space 1520

Our operations currently include Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant, one of the largest and most technologically advanced of its kind in Europe, and RAIL1520, a fast growing operating lessor, which owns and manages a rapidly growing fleet of new generation freight cars.


Operating leasing

Value of UWC's leasing operations
portfolio (as of December 2013)

Production TVSZ

Annual capacity of railcar casting production



Cars fitted with new generation bogies Barber S-2-R


The volume of leasing transactions


in the Future

We are committed to provide comprehensive and up to date information to our shareholders and other investors, and we will be happy to engage in a meaningful dialogue with potential investors.


Key Indicators

UWC’s anticipated fleet of rolling
stock in 2016

Shareholders and investors

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Chief Financial Officer at UWC
+7 (499) 999 15 20


Media about us

The Timken Company has entered into an agreement with UWC, a leader in building, leasing, engineering and servicing freight cars in Russia, to establish a joint venture to manufacture Timken® AP-2 rail bearings in Russia.

The Timken Company has entered into an agreement with United Wagon Company to establish a JV to manufacture Timken® AP-2™ rail bearings in Russia.

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Our principles: openness and honesty

We are pleased to welcome you in our corporate press centre. Please address your media queries about United Wagon Company to our team at the public relations department. We will be pleased to answer your questions.


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Contacts for Media

115184, Russia, Moscow

Old Tolmachevsky lane., 5

Phone: +7 (499) 999 15 20

Fax: +7 (499) 999 15 21


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Our corporate values are leadership, innovation, integrity, business sustainability and investment in our people.


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Corporate Center

Thank you for visiting the website of United Wagon Company. Please contact us if you have any questions. You can find further information about RAIL1520 leasing company and Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant at their dedicated websites.


Contact RAIL1520

115184, Russia, Moscow

Staryi Tolmachevsky per., 5

Phone: +7 (499) 999 15 20

Fax: +7 (499) 999 15 21 

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Contact Tikhvin Plant

187550, Russia, Leningrad region, Tikhvin

Phone: + 7 (81367) 31 680, 31 612

Fax: + 7 (81367) 31 622

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Contact United Wagon Company

115184, Russia, Moscow, Staryi Tolmachevsky per., 5

Phone: +7 (499) 999 15 20

Fax: +7 (499) 999 15 21