• Railvolution magazine

    EXPO 1520 Rail Report

    Between 11 and 14 September 2013 VNIIZhT’s experimental tests circuit at Shcherbinka hosted the Fourth International Railway Salon – EXPO 1520, the largest specialized exhibition event dedicated to the railway industry in Russia, the CIS and Baltic countries. At EXPO 1520 OVK exhibited three wagons, together with examples of Model 18-9855 and Model 18-9836 bogies.

  • Railway Gazette

    Fertiliser wagon deliveries underway

    Fertiliser and chemical transport company Acron-Trans is taking delivery of 400 mineral fertiliser hopper wagons ordered from United Wagon Co's leasing business Rail1520 under a three-year lease.

  • Bloomberg

    Billionaire Bets on Rare-Earth Metals After Uralkal Exit

    Billionaire Alexander Nesis made a fortune from gold, silver and banking. His next target: producing rare-earth metals from material discarded as Russia developed an atomic bomb in the 1940s.

  • Railway Gazette

    Wagon component joint venture

    US rolling stock component and braking equipment manufacturer Wabtec Corp signed a joint venture agreement with United Wagon Co at the Expo 1520 railway show at Shcherbinka on September 12, paving the way for the introduction of new technology in the Russian and CIS rail freight markets.

  • Progressive Railroading

    United Wagon Company and Amsted Rail sign agreement on railway technology cooperation

    United Wagon Co. (UWC) and Amsted Rail have formed a joint venture to provide the "next generation of freight rolling stock technology" to the Russian and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) freight-rail market, according to an Amsted Rail press release.

  • Railway magazine

    Motion Control momentum in Russia

    Amsted Rail and Russian freight car builder United Wagon Co. have entered into a joint venture to introduce heavy-haul freight rail rolling stock components into the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) freight rail market, which includes Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

  • The Moscow Times

    United Wagon Company, Amsted Rail Ink Railway Technology Deal

    United Wagon Company has signed an agreement with U.S. company Amsted Rail and received full intellectual property rights to its Motion Control bogie design, which the Russian manufacturer can also license to other companies.

  • Railwayinsider.ue

    Russia: VRK-2 to offer repair services for TVSZ

    VRK-2 is to establish repair depot network for freight cars produced by Tikhvin Car-Building Plant (TVSZ), TVSZ reports. These cars feature Barber bogies.

  • bulkmaterialsinternational.com

    Tikhvin railcars gain interstate approval

    Russia’s Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant (TVSZ) has received approval for its Barber bogie railcars to be used on the interstate railway systems of CIS and Baltic countries.

  • railwayinsider.eu

    TVSZ 23.5-ton cars approved for operation in several countries

    Tikhvin Car-Building Plant (TVSZ) received approval for its 23.5-ton cars freight cars operation in Russia, CIS and Baltic countries.

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