Description

This freight car is the first serial modification of the universal gondola car in the holding product line since the official launch of Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant production. Increased up to 92 m3 body space of the new generation car of model 12-9853 provides for the transportation of freight of a wide range of density utilizing car full payload capacity. In one trip this car transports up to 10% more freight compared to a standard type car.

Considerable competitive advantage of the freight car are increased terms of between-repairs run which provide for the reduction of the car life cycle costs by more than 3 times. The gondola car is completely compatible with the existing infrastructure and can be operated at all types of loading-unloading terminals.

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Specifications

Technical specification

Model 12-9853

Payload capacity, t

75

Body space, m3

92

Tare weight, t

25

Length over coupler pulling faces, mm

13,920

Wheel base, mm

8,650

Body internal dimensions (L × W × H), mm 13,025 × 2,946 × 2,398

Number of unloading hatches, pcs

14

Gabarit as per GOST 9238-83: body

1-ВМ

Gabarit as per GOST 9238-83: bogie

02-ВМ

Bogie model

18-9855

Estimated static load from the wheel set on rails, kN (tf)

245.2 (25)

Service life, years

32

Regulatory overhaul period, million km (years) 

1 (8)

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