The Kryukov Railcar Building Works (Kremenchug, Poltava region) reduced production of freight cars by 76.1% to 926 in the period of January-June 2014, compared with the corresponding period of 2013, the Interfax Ukraine news agency reports, citing the enterprise.
The enterprise produced 300 freight cars in June, compared with about 1,000 per month in 2013.
The enterprise produced no passenger cars in the first six months of this year, compared with 52 passenger cars in January-June 2013.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works currently operates at 90% of its normally capacity (3-4 working days per week).
The enterprise reduced production of freight cars by 51% to 5,316 but increased production of passenger cars by 7.2% to 74 in 2013.
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.