The 100,000th OVK-Built Wagon

posted on 6th Dec 2019 15:16

On 29 November 2019 OVK (United Wagon Company, UWC), Russia’s largest wagon manufacturer, rolled out the 100,000th wagon produced at TVSZ (Tikhvin Wagon Building Works) since its inauguration in January 2012. The milestone gondola was delivered to GTLK (the State Transport Leasing Company) as part of a contract to supply 20,000 gondolas with unloading hatches and 25 t axle-load bogies by the end of 2022.

Subsequently, in 2015 the TikhvinKhimMash (TKhM, TikhvinChemMash) works was commissioned, building the tank wagons, followed in 2016 by TikhvinSpetsMash, focused on special wagons.

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