Federal Freight, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, has awarded Ural Vagon Zavod a contract to supply 400 freight wagons. The project is part of the company’s rolling stock renewal program.
UVZ will deliver the gondola car series 12-296-01 with hatches in the floor starting with Q2 2016. The cars will be used for providing services to Russian coal producers.
The gondola model 12-196-02 has increased load (75 tonnes) and volume body (94 m³) capacity, and have a life span of 32 years.