On August 14, despite the day off, there was a revival at the Kryukov Carriage Works. The car builders of Kremenchug received honored guests, including the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Oleksandr Kubrakov with his advisers Oleksandra Azarkhina and Yevgeny Petroshchuk, Acting Chairman of the Board of JSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” Oleksandr Kamishin, Acting Oleksandr Pertsovskiy, member of the company's board of directors, Oleksandr Krasnoshtan, head of the suburban transportation service of the South-West Railway regional branch, Mykola Umanets, executive director of the Southern Railway regional subsidiary, Oleksandr Kava, Deputy Finance Minister of Ukraine, and Oleg Sinegubov, head of the Poltava Regional State Administration,
The program of the event provided for a visit to OJSC KVSZ as an executor of the state order for the manufacture of 100 passenger cars for Ukrzaliznytsia and inspection of the construction of the Kryukovsky Bridge, which is taking place within the framework of the Big Construction Project.
At noon, the delegation was met by the heads of the joint-stock company, headed by the chairman of the supervisory board, Vladimir Prikhodko, who immediately began to acquaint the guests with the engineering potential, production facilities and products of the enterprise. First, they demonstrated the holy of holies - the design and development department - the place where cars, running gears for them and other complex equipment manufactured at KVSZ are born in the drawings and calculations. Chief Designer Oleg Shkabrov demonstrated how, step by step, designers create new cars using modern engineering programs, and talked about the advantages of Kryukov car builders' developments.
After that, the delegation examined our blank production in the assembly and welding building, where, with the help of modern metal-cutting and other intelligent machine tools with numerical control, engineering ideas are materialized into the elements of future cars.
The guests were especially interested in the production of social transport. In particular, the design of bogies for passenger cars, subway cars, electric and diesel trains, a line for the production of bodies for passenger cars and diesel trains in the building of passenger car building.
The participants of the meeting also examined the testing base of the enterprise and the testing ground where car builders test their equipment. And then they could feel like passengers of diesel trains and other social cars.
The excursion of the country's top leadership ended with a demonstration by the enterprise of the capacities of freight car-building, which, unfortunately, due to the lack of orders today are practically idle, although they are designed to produce 12,000 cars per year.