RAIL1520 - A RELIABLE PARTNER IN THE RAIL TRANSPORT MARKET
RAIL1520 is a lessor company specialized to provide services of operating leasing and redemption leasing of freight rolling stock. The company was established by one of the largest, private-owned investment and industrial companies in Russia called ICT Group of companies.
RAIL1520 is managed by Researchand Production Corporation “United Wagon Company”, a vertical-integrated railway holding, combining production, operative leasing, transportation services, engineering and maintenance of innovative freight railcars with advanced technical and economical characteristics.
RAIL1520 target fleet used for renting out to its clients consists of solid bottom gondolas, rail tankers, closed cars, hoppers and specialized flat cars for handling of timber, wheeled facilities and large-capacity containers.
RAIL1520's strategic partners are core Russian banks, foreign investors, rail car building plants and major freight turnover and transport companies.
One of the RAIL1520's key advantages is the possibility to provide its clients with new generation railcars with increased capacity and equipped with innovative Barber S-2-R bogie manufactured at Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant (Leningrad region).
In spite of a company young age, its management team combines professionals of leading Russian and foreign manufacturing, leasing and engineering companies that possess wide experience and authorities
United Wagon Company launched batch production of gondolas with increased capacity of 77 tons
RPC UWC launched batch production of solid bottom gondolas with improved characteristics.
RPC UWC and RZD are enhancing maintenance partnership
The maintenance will be carried out at the Kaliningrad Railways ground.
RCC – new factory for wagon metal castings
OVK and Tatravagonka have launched production at a new joint venture know as RСС.
SKF CTBUs help to optimize Life Cycle Costs for Tikhvin Freight Car Assembly Plant
SKF received a large order of CTBUs for innovative Russian freight car OEM, TVSZ.
Acquisitions of innovative railcars will be stimulated from budget funds
Federal Tariff Service approved tariff discounts for railway operators using innovative railcars.
Ship it, since the prices are down
RZD has altered the calculation of charges for cargo transportation.