Ukrzaliznytsia plans to change the concept for transportation of grain cargoes
Ukraine has sufficient manufacturing capacity to cover this shortage of rolling stock.
The study contains a comprehensive research of cargo flows, grain hoppers fleet and its forecast up to 2025.
The market study contains a forecast of UZ cargo flow till 2032.
The tender is divided into four lots.
The largest numbers of gondola cars were built by the Paniutynskyi railcar repair plant
Ukrzaliznytsia built 2,604 railcars at its own facilities in 2017.
The company is capable of producing up to 200 freight cars per month.
Ukrzaliznytsia will buy 2,475 gondola cars with its own funds
Ukrzaliznytsia will possibly buy fewer freight cars with EBRD funds
Ukrzaliznytsia has acquired 65 container flatcars and 25 gondola cars this year.
All gondola cars were made in Ukraine.
The plan for next year also provides for building 200 container flatcars.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works also modernized 15 subway cars in 2017.
547 gondola cars were produced at the Darnytskyi railcar repair plant
2,859 railcars were trasnported from the port of Chornomorsk to Georgia
All the new railcars are of Ukrainian manufacture.
Experimental operation of the system began on September 15.
The gondola cars are to be delivered by the end of 2017.
The company is currently seeking funds from the EBRD for partially financing