• Railway Gazette

    Russian wagons for DB on test

    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.

  • Railvolution

    First OVK Platform Wagons For DB Cargo

    OVK (Obedinyonnaya vagonnaya kompaniya – United Wagon Company, UWC) is gradually penetrating the European wagon market. On 18 September 2018 DB Cargo and OVK signed a Letter of Intent regarding a future contract for 80-foot 1,435 mm-gauge platform wagon suitable for container traffic.

  • Railvolution

    UWC platform wagons for luzales

    UWC and a leasing company UniCredit Leasing have signed a contract for the supply of 50 platform wagons for timber. They will operate in the fleet of Luzales, one of the largest logging companies in the Komi Republic.

  • Tank News

    UWC supplies tank cars for transporting molasses to GATX Rail Vostok

    The tank car is a new addition to UWC’s product line and the only model on the 1520-mm gauge market for freight of this type with a stainless steel boiler and a bogie with an increased axle load of 25 t.

  • International Railway Journal

    Stainless tank cars improve molasses transport

    The tank car is a new addition to UWC's product line and the only model on the 1,520-mm gauge market for freight of this type with a stainless steel boiler and a bogie with an increased axle load of 25 t.

  • Railway Gazette

    Molasses wagons delivered

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

  • Railway Gazette

    Building a busy business

    In barely a decade, United Wagon Co has become one of Russia’s leading builders of freight rolling stock. Vladimir Waldin reports from Tikhvin.

  • Railvolution

    UWC takes first place in Russia in wagon production

    According to a Ranking of the TOP Rolling Stock Manufacturers in Russia in 2018 compiled by INFOLine-Analytics, UWC (OVK) took first place by number of wagons produced in Russia (19,700) and third place among the leading global manufacturers (after the Chinese CRRC Corporation and the American-European Greenbrier Companies).

  • Railvolution

    Advantages of using wagons with greater payload capacity

    Between 2015 and 2017 Russian wagon owners acquired 64,000 high-capacity 25 t axle-load gondola wagons and only 6,400 gondolas of the older design originating in the Soviet era. This gave the various wagon works in Russia an opportunity to gear up their production schedules over the coming two years, and retain their specialised workforces. Demand has risen steadily: in 2018 TVSZ’s 25 t axle-weight bogie production capacity was running at 100%.

  • International Railway Journal

    Eurosib signs contract for 400 container wagons from UWC

    The flat wagons will be manufactured at UWC's Tikhvin freight wagon manufacturing facility, with the wagons to be delivered on a monthly basis from June through to February next year.

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