The Kryukov Railcar Building Works (Kremenchug, Poltava region) reduced production of freight cars by 66.1% to 1,687 in January-August 2014, compared with the corresponding period of 2013, the Interfax Ukraine news agency reports.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works did not produce passenger cars during the first eight months of this year, whereas it produced 59 in January-August 2013. However, the railcar building works modernized 50 subway cars for the Kiev subway in the period of June-July this year.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works currently operates 16 working days per month.
In the entire 2013, the railcar building works reduced production of freight cars by 51% to 5,316 but increased production of passenger cars by 7.2% to 74.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works is the only company in the CIS with a well-established and active production of two types of railcars - passenger and freight cars. In general, it produces flat cars, tank cars, bunker-type cars, gondola cars, passenger cars, spare parts and trucks for freight cars, wheel pairs, subway cars and escalators plus spare parts for them, containers, and road construction machinery. The enterprise exports its products to more than 20 countries.