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United Wagon Company (UniWagon) has commissioned manufacture of components made of heat-treated nodular cast iron, the RZD-Partner reports. The new manufacture is opened at the Tikhvin Car-Building Plant.
The company commissioned the new manufacture as part of its import replacement program. The plant can manufacture up to 30,000 car kits p.a. UniWagon invested over 1 B RUB into this project.
It is Russia’s first manufacture of the kind. The new components that UniWagon is manufacturing will be installed at the freight car bogie and ensure its 1 M km run. No other freight car manufacturer can provide such guarantees.
UniWagon is Russia’s largest freight car manufacturer. The company owns Tikhvin Car-Building Plant manufacturing innovative freight cars.