The delivery of the rolling stock is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2022.
This is 50% fewer than the number of freight cars produced in the same period in 2020.
Stadler Rail AG is considered as one of the potential suppliers of rolling stock for the project to integrate railways with the City Express suburban transport system.
The railcar works produced 1,569 freight cars last year.
According to the head of Ukrzaliznytsia the company is working on optimization of all areas of operations to reduce the cost of its services.
The flatcars are designed for transporting containers that do not require protection from atmospheric precipitation.
The company intends to restart the production of freight cars at its manufacturing plants.
According to the board chairman of Ukrzaliznytsia, abolition of the land tax and reduction of the company's costs would allow it to spend money on renewal of its rolling stock.
According to the heads of railcar manufacturing plants and logistics companies, only five companies sold freight cars in August-September 2020.
The company intends to produce machines for the mining industry, vehicle bodies, as well as trailers and semi-trailers.
The changes took effect on 5 September.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works significantly reduced production in the first seven months of 2020.
The company aims to launch a train from Prague to the Ukrainian border in December 2020.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works reduced production to 253 freight cars in January, compared with 440 in January last year.
In addition, Ukrzaliznytsia will purchase 26 railcars.
The Cabinet of Ministers has reacted to the increase in the volume of importation of used freight cars from Russia in recent months.
A meeting with market participants to clarify the tender procedure is planned.
The objective of the project is to identify the most critical aspects of Ukrzaliznytsia’s operations from the viewpoints of shippers.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works has increased the production of freight cars.
The EBRD has provided a loan of up to USD 35 million to Louis Dreyfus Company.