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UWC's flat car (40 ft model 13-6851-05)

UWC delivered 60 heavyweight flatcars to Transcontainer

Research and production corporation United Wagon Company (UWC) has completed the delivery of sixty flatcars on bogies with enhanced axle load to Transcontainer. The cars are intended to carry heavyweight containers. Transcontainer received 30 model 13-6851-05...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Illustrative image. Photo: Pixabay

Technical standards for rail interoperability extended

The opportunities to evolve Telematics Application for Freight Services (TAF TSI) will be further discovered. The European Commission has awarded a contract with this aim to Circle S.p.A and Hacon Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH. Circle will partner up...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Locomotives in Belarus. Photo: Artem Svetlov

Mobile app for digital rail freight Belarus

Belarusian Railways has presented a new mobile app, allowing rail freight operations to become fully digital. The app comes after the implementation of the electronic document in transit transportation on the Latvia-Belarus-Russia corridor. The launch of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Russian Railways patents new piggyback flatcar

Russian Railways (RZD) is testing new piggyback depressed floor flatcars, expected to run on rails in 2019. Joint-stock company Federal Freight, subsidiary of the Russian railway company and Uralvagonzavod, a Russian manufacturer have obtained the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Partnerships signed at Innotrans. Photo: Strukton Rail

Strukton signs new partnership in smart maintenance

Strukton Rail announced three new partnerships in carrying out smart maintenance on the first day of Innotrans. Together with Siemens Mobility, Willow and Rail Restore it has developed automatic video recognition, 3D data visualisation and...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen