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RM Rail to supply of freight cars to Cuba

IMG_009667RM Rail (part of Russian Machines Сorporation managing machine building facilities of Basic Element industrial group) has signed a new contract for the supply of rolling stock to the Republic of Cuba. RM Rail will produce 225 rail cars, including 50 sugar hoppers, 70 60-ft container flat cars and 105 box cars for Cuba. Delivery time is the third quarter of 2017.

The models are developed by RM Rail Engineering designers and adapted to the narrow 1435 track gauge. The rail cars are equipped with American style Janney coupler. Corrosion-resistant steel sheathing and specialized paint coatings protect the railway vehicles from exposure to tropical climate.

Last year,  RM Rail delivered 363 rolling stock to Cuba.

“Continued cooperation is the best proof that the work started last year was evaluated as efficient by both parties. Special thanks to our partners – Russian Export-Import Bank, Export Insurance Agency of Russia (EXIAR) and MODUL for their support and assistance in the implementation of export contracts. We plan to further expand the volume of export supplies, including those to Cuba, to seek new promising areas for mutually beneficial cooperation”, saaid Andrei Vodopianov, RM Rail Deputy General Director.

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