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 Research and 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
Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant receives a compliance certificate for a new gondola with increased cubic capacity
The launch of serial production of the gondola is planned for the first quarter of 2016.
United Wagon Company and Eurosib SPb-Transport Systems sign a lend lease agreement of platforms and box cars
The agreement provides for the long-term lease of the specialized rolling stock.