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Uralvagonzavod obtains compliance certificate for new hopper car

Uralvagonzavod Corporation obtained a compliance certificate for a new set of 1,000  innovative hopper cars series 19-5153-02, based on the 18-194-1 model, with the capacity of 25,000 kg. 

The hopper’s cargo capacity reached up to 76,000 kg, which is 6,000 kg, or 9%, more than that of its existing counterparts on conventional 18-100 bogie.

The hopper has removable metallic top, which makes maintenance much easier throughout the entire lifespan. At the customer’s request, the top can be manufactured from composite materials.

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