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RailSpetsTrans and State Transport Leasing Co have placed an order for United Wagon Co to supply 300 vans by the end of the first half of 2021.
The Type 11-6874 covered van was developed by UWC’s All-Union Research & Development Centre for Transportation Technology and is produced at the TikhvinSpetsMash factory.
The 25 tonne axleload Type 18-9855 bogies provide the design with a capacity of 73 tonnes or 175 m3. The doors are suitable for forklift trucks, and there are internal lashing rings for securing the load.
The wagons are designed for a maintenance interval of 1 million km or eight years, and a service life of 32 years.
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