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RM Rail Abakanvagonmash launched a service for current uncoupling repair of freight cars

RM Rail Abakanvagonmash (part of RM Rail, a leading freight rolling stock manufacturer in Russia) has implemented the first part of the project for arranging current uncoupling repair of TR-1 and TR-2 freight cars. In March, the enterprise was certified by the Federal Agency for Railway Transport for the right to perform uncoupling repairs with the conditional branding number 4506. A new railcar repair technology, as well as production of containers and block modules were brought to the attention of Valentin Konovalov, Head of the Republic of Khakassia.

Design capacity of the railcar repair falicity, including current uncoupling repair, roundhouse servicing and complete overhauling is 10 thousand units plus 5 thousand OANW (old axle - new wheel) wheelsets. RM Rail Abakanvagonmash plans to reach these volumes by 2024. The company’s investments in the capital project will amount to 450 million roubles.

The production upgrade will include purchase of equipment to provide standard technical maintenance of rail cars and wheelsets. Personnel recruitment is open. As this line of business develops, it is planned to employ up to 300 people.

The visitors had a plant tour, they examined a new paint spray booth, automatic roll forming lines. Improvements in compensation and welfare facilities were noted. This year, RM Rail enterprises increased employees’ pay rates, a new canteen, a health center, and a laundry began to work.

Valentin Konovalov, Head of the Republic of Khakassia:

- RM Rail Abakanvagonmash is one of the most promising growth points for the republic’s economy. The government of Khakassia assists the enterprise in personnel selection from among citizens registered with the employment service, and is ready to provide other necessary support in resolving issues of the enterprise development.

Alexander Girich, RM Rail Abakanvagonmash Managing Director:

- Today we introduce a new business line that falls within RM Rail’s strategy to build up maintenance services as part of a rail car life cycle. Among our advantages are competencies in special-purpose rolling stock manufacturing, availability of components’ base, competitive prices. Moreover, the enterprise has a convenient location. The region has good prospects in terms of increasing the volume of coal loading, the capacity of Mezhdurechensk-Taishet railway section is expanding, train traffic volumes are growing, which means that there is a predictable demand for high-quality repairs of various types of rolling stock.

04/06/2022 All news