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 ruled by managing company United Wagon Company. UWC's strategic objective is a creation of an integrated provider of railway services in Russia and the CIS combining the operations of Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant and RAIL1520 lessor in conjunction with the freight car engineering and servicing capabilities.
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
Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant has implemented automated quality control system
APCS for Barber castings manufacturing was developed at Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant.
United Wagon Company and VRK-1 have signed an agreement on long-term cooperation
UWC and VRK-1 have signed an agreement on long term-cooperation.
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.