In 2022, JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" plans to build at its own enterprise - the Panyutinsky car repair plant - 50 grain carriages of a new type. This was announced by the head of the board of JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" Alexander Kamyshin.
“Next year we plan to replenish the fleet of grain carriers, which are in high demand in the freight market. We are already forming an order for our Panyutinsky car-repair plant for the manufacture of 50 new-type grain carriages, which are completely the company's own development. We are launching the serial production of these cars, ”said the head of Ukrzaliznytsia.
He also added that the first advanced grain carriage was manufactured and put into series production in 2019.
The total fleet of grain carriages of JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" is 11.4 thousand units, and in the coming years the company plans to renew it. To this end, the company has developed a concept for the renewal of the freight car fleet until 2028, approved on September 30, 2021 at a meeting of the Anti-Crisis Headquarters to restore the sustainable functioning of Ukrzaliznytsia JSC. According to the concept, in the next seven years, in particular, it is planned to build and upgrade almost 15 thousand grain carriers, including 3.6 thousand at the enterprises of JSC Ukrzaliznytsia.
The car for the transportation of grain and other bulk food cargoes, model 19-6938, is the development of the Panyutinsky Carriage Repair Plant branch of Ukrzaliznytsia JSC. The car is designed for bulk transportation of grain and other food bulk cargo in bulk, requiring protection from atmospheric precipitation. The prototype was manufactured in 2019, its volume was increased - 120 m³, while the maximum volume of old grain carriers is 94 m³. The design speed of the car is up to 120 km /h. The car is certified and intended for operation on the railways of Ukraine and the member states of the Council for Rail Transport.