Global Railway Review
The 19-6978 and 19-6978-01 model six-axle hopper cars have been designed specifically for the transportation of grain freight and mineral fertilisers, respectively. By having these particular cars in operation on Russia's network, it enables the increase of carrying capacity by 22 per cent and the reduction of the required fleet size by 38 per cent.
International Transport Journal
Russian freight car manufacturer United Wagon Company will deliver a batch of freight cars running on 25 t axle load bogies to the Sibirsky Krai transport company.
Tank News International
Research and production corporation United Wagon Company (UWC) and Polish company Laude Smart Intermodal SA, one of the fastest growing enterprises in the intermodal transport services and logistics sector in Central and Eastern Europe, have signed a contract on the supply of 200 Sgmmns flat cars for the transportation of heavy-duty containers throughout the 1,435-mm track gauge area.