Ukrzaliznytsya plans to upgrade 19 thousand freight cars in 2018. This was announced by the representative of the ULTRASONIC Alexander Malakhov at the meeting of the European business Association (EBA), the correspondent LIGA.net.
“We are talking about modernization, overhaul and purchase of new wagons… 4 thousand new cars will be produced in factories in the UZ system. 5 thousand cars will be ordered in the market”, – said Malakhov.
In addition, he said, expects the BONDS in 2018 to up to 30 new modernized locomotives.
It is also planned to lease locomotives for use in peak traffic. In particular, the negotiations about the lease of locomotives with Kazakhstan, said Malakhov.
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We will remind, in October Ukrzaliznytsia has submitted a plan of action that will allow to eliminate corruption in the distribution of income from freight transportation by rail.
The Ministry of infrastructure has demanded from the BONDS for transparent allocation of rolling stock on the basis of availability and minimum requirements of consumers. In September, BONDS started to test the automated distribution of grain.